crowned

Definitions

  • "He gave me back the half-crown."
    "He gave me back the half-crown."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj crowned provided with or as if with a crown or a crown as specified; often used in combination "a high-crowned hat","an orange-crowned bird","a crowned signet ring"
    • adj crowned having an (artificial) crown on a tooth "had many crowned teeth"
    • adj crowned crowned with or as if with laurel symbolizing victory
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Crown Inn, Chiddingfold The Crown Inn, Chiddingfold
A white-crowned sparrow next to a nest containing two eggs A white-crowned sparrow next to a nest containing two eggs
Furred Law Cats Scrambling After the Crowns--5-13-564 Furred Law Cats Scrambling After the Crowns--5-13-564
This arf-crown won't do This arf-crown won't do
He drew off the crowns very gently, and put the nightcaps on their heads instead He drew off the crowns very gently, and put the nightcaps on their heads instead
The Mare broke her knees and the Farmer his crown The Mare broke her knees and the Farmer his crown
The Virgin Crowned by two Angels The Virgin Crowned by two Angels
The crown returns to the queen of the fishes The crown returns to the queen of the fishes

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The highest toll paid by a ship to cross the Panama Canal was by the Crown Princess on May 2, 1993 in the amount of $141,349.97 U.S. funds
    • Crowned Great; excessive; supreme.
    • Crowned Having or wearing a crown; surmounted, invested, or adorned, with a crown, wreath, garland, etc.; honored; rewarded; completed; consummated; perfected. "Crowned with one crest.""Crowned with conquest.""With surpassing glory crowned ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Sir Barton won the Belmont Stakes in New York in 1919, to become the first horse to capture the Triple Crown. This was the first time that the Belmont Stakes had been run as part of thoroughbred racing's most prestigious trio of events. Sir Barton had already won the first two jewels of the Triple Crown -the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky and the Preakness Stakes in Maryland.
    • crowned Of or pertaining to a sovereign; sovereign; consummate.
    • crowned In zoology, coronate; cristate; crested; having the top of the head marked or distinguished in any way, as by color, texture, or size of the hairs, feathers, etc.: as, the ruby-crowned wren.
    • crowned In heraldry: Having a crown or coronet on the head, as an animal used as a bearing: when the kind of crown is not specially mentioned, it is supposed to be a ducal coronet.
    • crowned Surmounted or surrounded by a crown: said of bearings other than animals, as a cross, a bend, or the like. Also couronné.
    • crowned So hurt or wounded in the knee by a fall or any other accident that the hair falls off and does not grow again: said of a horse.
    • crowned A bumper; a cup so full of liquor that the contents rise above the surface like a crown.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The "Miss America" pageant made its network TV debut on ABC In 1954. Miss California, Lee Ann Meriwether, was crowned the winner.
    • p.adj Crowned having or wearing a crown: rewarded: consummated
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Quotations

  • Halle Berry
    Halle Berry
    “I spent a lot of time with a crown on my head. [On her beauty pageant days]”
  • Francois FeNelon
    Francois%20FeNelon
    “If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdom of Europe, were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all.”
  • Evelyn Underhill
    Evelyn Underhill
    “Delicate humor is the crowning virtue of the saints.”
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas%20Carlyle
    “If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.”
  • Eustachius
    Eustachius
    “He who has put a good finish to his undertaking is said to have placed a golden crown to the whole.”
  • Thomas Traherne
    Thomas%20Traherne
    “You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars.”

Idioms

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown - This means that people with serious responsibilities have a heavy burden.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. corone (Fr. couronne)—L. corona; cf. Gr. korōnos, curved.

Usage

In literature:

In crown 8vo, elegantly bound, cloth extra, price 6s.
"Books and Authors" by Anonymous
The Child is nude, tall, and thin, and wears a crown decorated with pearls and trefoils.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
Off with the whole of his crown, do you hear?
"The Old Willow Tree and Other Stories" by Carl Ewald
This might have opened a new and interesting opposition between the Parliament and the crown.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
One had the gold, another the crowns and half-crowns, and another the smaller money.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
On her head, perhaps, you may see the crown of vervein, the ivy of the tomb, the violets of death.
"La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages" by Jules Michelet
The head of another royal family there named Augustus was his rival for the crown.
"Trusia" by Davis Brinton
The revenue is three hundred thousand crowns, and the army eighteen thousand men.
"Francezka" by Molly Elliot Seawell
From the 10th to the 12th century Corbeil was the chief town of a powerful countship, but it was united to the crown by Louis VI.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
The very same day Theodahad and Gothelindis were crowned with the ancient crown of the Goths.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 1" by Felix Dahn
Meanwhile King Mark's crown had been in great danger.
"Historic Tales, Vol 14 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
I have renounced my wife, the crown of my life; renounce thou the hope of a crown!
"A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3)" by Felix Dahn
The matrimonial jurisdiction was transferred to the crown by the Matrimonial Causes Act 1857.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various
Cool twilight reigned in the back parlour of the Prussian Crown.
"The Undying Past" by Hermann Sudermann
In "Becket's Crown" a softened light steals through the painted window.
"Cathedral Cities of England" by George Gilbert
It was the King and Queen of Prussia, with the Crown Prince and little Prince William.
"Two Royal Foes" by Eva Madden
Crown 8vo, with 24 Coloured Plates and 274 Engravings, 15s.
"Schweigger on Squint" by C. Schweigger
Over all is the nominal supremacy of the Crown.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
In Crown 8vo., handsomely printed, 3s.
"William Blake" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
The most characteristic feature of this period was the institution of universal taxation by the crown.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 8" by Various
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In poetry:

Suddenly a spirit shining
From the sky came down,
Green his mantle, floating, twining,
Gold his feather crown.
"Mon-Daw-Min" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
You've heard them sweetly sing,
And seen them in a round;
Each virgin, like a spring,
With honeysuckles crown'd.
"To Meadows" by Robert Herrick
Oft shall the Maker, visiting
Eden, with thee hold talk,
Thou whisper-laden majesty
Who crown'st the garden walk.
"Immortal Eve - I" by Manmohan Ghose
O, well the mist upon the moss
May darkly settle down,
And hide the struggle yet to be
Ere Cameron wins the crown;
"Cameron's Stone" by Alexander Anderson
Now pull my shirt over my head,
I'm naked sole to crown,
And that's the end of fifty years
Tobying up and down.’
"A Dressed Man" by George Orwell
We long to hear Thy voice,
To see Thee face to face,
To share Thy crown and glory then,
As now we share Thy grace.
"The Church Has Waited Long" by Horatius Bonar

In news:

Commodore Holdings To Purchase Crown Dynasty.
Commodore Holdings Limited will be purchasing, subject to final documentation, the 820-passenger cruise vessel Crown Dynasty, which it presently charters.
Today, the Gal Who Looked for Love (or at Least Sex) Through a Computer Screen : 27, female, Crown Heights, straight, single, ticket-sales administrator.
It was the crown jewel of Nevada's Comstock Lode.
'Once' crowned best musical at the Tony Awards.
Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power By David E Sanger Crown 476 pages, $28.00.
Invasive native crown conch destroying oyster, clam beds.
Vice President Joe Biden led a US delegation to Saudi Arabia Thursday to offer condolences for the death last week of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.
A high-level US delegation visits Saudi Arabia to offer condolences for the death of Crown Prince Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.
Alden- Conger King and Queen crowned.
LeBron James was the favorite congratulatory message after Triple Crown.
Rock Bridge contending for another crown.
The Dunbar High School Crimson Tide have been crowned champions of high school football in DC after a 33-21 victory over the Coolidge High School Colts in the 2011 Turkey Bowl.
Long delays in getting new Mac operating systems to market are tarnishing Apple's crown jewel.
Jodi Betts of Gladbrook was crowned the 2012 Corn Cob Queen for the 90th Gladbrook Corn Carnival.
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In science:

Observations and Magnetic Field Modeling of a Solar Polar Crown Prominence.
Solar filament eruptions and their physical role in triggering Coronal Mass Ejections
Einstein, Relativity: The Special and General Theory (Crown Trade Paperbacks, New York, 1961), p. 130.
The Genuine Cosmic Rosetta
Observing from high mountains the detectable crown masses at UHE ν energies around EeVs are comparable to a few km3 , while observing from higher balloons or satellites at orbit altitudes, at GZK energies , the Horizontal Crown effective Masses may even exceed 150 km3 .
Upward and Horizontal Tau Air-showers from Earth Crust Crowns: Traces of Highest Energy Neutrinos Beam Dump in Widest Volumes
The consequent event rate by expected GZK or Z-Showering neutrinos models must arise at large rate by present scheduled (EUSO-like) or future (Crown Array Detector) satellite in Space.
Upward and Horizontal Tau Air-showers from Earth Crust Crowns: Traces of Highest Energy Neutrinos Beam Dump in Widest Volumes
Their Glashow resonant interaction allow them to be observed as HORTAUs only within a very narrow and nearby crown edges at horizons (not to be discussed here).
Upward and Horizontal Tau Air-showers from Earth Crust Crowns: Traces of Highest Energy Neutrinos Beam Dump in Widest Volumes
Because the above h2 depths are in general not too deep respect to the Ocean depths, we shall consider either sea (water) or rock (ground) materials as Crown matter density.
Upward and Horizontal Tau Air-showers from Earth Crust Crowns: Traces of Highest Energy Neutrinos Beam Dump in Widest Volumes
The Earth Ring Crown crust area AR (h1 ) delimited by the horizons distance dh and the nearest distance d1 still transparent to UHE ντ .
Upward and Horizontal Tau Air-showers from Earth Crust Crowns: Traces of Highest Energy Neutrinos Beam Dump in Widest Volumes
As it can be seen in last column of final Table , the ratio R between HORTAUs events and Showers over atmospheric UHE ν interaction is a greater and greater number with growing height, implying a dominant role (above two order of magnitude) of HORTAUS grown in Earth Skin Crown over Atmospheric HORTAUs.
Upward and Horizontal Tau Air-showers from Earth Crust Crowns: Traces of Highest Energy Neutrinos Beam Dump in Widest Volumes
In the last Column the Ratio R = MT /MAT M define the ratio of HORTAUs produced within the Earth Crown Skin over the atmospheric ones: this ratio nearly reflects the matter over air density and it reaches nearly two order of magnitude.
Upward and Horizontal Tau Air-showers from Earth Crust Crowns: Traces of Highest Energy Neutrinos Beam Dump in Widest Volumes
Raan, A. F. J., van Leeuweb, T. N., Visser, M. S., van Eck, N. J. & Waltman, L. (2010). Rivals for the crown: Reply to Opthof and Leydesdorff.
Caveats for using statistical significance tests in research assessments
Waltman, L., van Eck, N. J., van Leeuwen, T. N., Visser, M. S. & van Raan, A. F. J. (2011c). Towards a new crown indicator: an empirical analysis.
Caveats for using statistical significance tests in research assessments
The crowning glory of thermodynamics is the quantification of these statements by means of a precise, measurable quantity called entropy.
The Physics and Mathematics of the Second Law of Thermodynamics
The discovery of the top quark by the DØ and CDF collaborations over a decade ago was one of the crowning achievments of Fermilab’s Tevatron collider .
Top Mass Measurements at the Tevatron
It turns out that this domain is a subdomain of the crown domain Ξ [3, 4].
Analytic Dirac approximation for real linear algebraic groups
If Pi AiBi = qN , this union must be equal to the graph represented by qN , that is, the crown graph GN = {(ai , bj ) | i 6= j } ⊂ KN ,N .
Factorised Representations of Query Results
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