Crownet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Crownet A coronet.
    • Crownet The ultimate end and result of an undertaking; a chief end. "O this false soul of Egypt! this grave charm . . . .
      Whose bosom was my crownet , my chief end."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n crownet A net for catching wild fowl.
    • n crownet A coronet.
    • n crownet A crowning aim or result; ultimate reward.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Crownet a coronet:
    • Crownet (Shak.) that which crowns or accomplishes
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Crown Coronet
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. corone (Fr. couronne)—L. corona; cf. Gr. korōnos, curved.