high-crowned

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj high-crowned (of a hat) having a high crown
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Usage

In literature:

On these occasions, they wore high-crowned, broad-brimmed hats, and sometimes a younger clerk would stick a feather in his.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
Scarlet shoes were on her feet, a high tinsel crown on her head, and covering her tear-stained face was a scarlet veil.
"The Fulfilment of a Dream of Pastor Hsi's" by A. Mildred Cable
LORD JOHN never relinquished that high sense of responsibility which was conspicuous in his attitude as a Minister of the Crown.
"Lord John Russell" by Stuart J. Reid
Each is of a different marble, crowned with sculptured capitals in high relief.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 488, May 9, 1885" by Various
Until about 1935 the old reservoir sat here, high up like a crown, until the Georgetown Branch of the Public Library was built.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
Suddenly a little woman in a high-crowned hat stepped from behind a tree in front of her.
"The Olive Fairy Book" by Various
The ferns were of a beautiful species, growing twenty or more feet high, and crowned with waving feathery branches.
"Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California" by Mary Evarts Anderson
Internally, the drain we have been studying was four feet eight inches high from the floor to the crown of the vault.
"A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1" by Georges Perrot
His Royal Highness casually asked how the Crown Princess killed time in Loschwitz.
"Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess" by Henry W. Fischer
His eyes were dark and penetrating and his forehead, high and wide, was crowned by an abundance of snow-white hair.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
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In poetry:

Nor was the Marigold remiss,
But told how in her crown of gold
She sat, like Persia's king of old,
High o'er the shores of Salamis;
"The Meetings Of The Flowers" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
High o'er the pillared aisles we love
The symbols of the past look down;
Unharmed, unharming, throned above,
Behold the mitre and the crown!
"Hymn For The Two Hundredth Anniversary Of King’s Chapel" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Marchioness of Queensberry,
A duke's daughter of high degree,
The noble Marquis's Lady,
Of great renown,
Come of a noble family,
True to the Crown.
"The Beauty Of Virtue" by Susannah Hawkins
"What lack we here to crown our bliss,
While thus the pulse of joy beats high?
What, but fair woman's yielding kiss,
Her panting breath and melting eye?
"Glenfinlas; or, Lord Ronald's Coronach" by Sir Walter Scott
Like to a queen in pride of place, she wears
The splendour of a crown in Radcliffe's dome.
Well fare she, well! As perfect beauty fares;
And those high places, that are beauty's home.
"Oxford" by Lionel Pigot Johnson
My task of duty's done,
The glorious fight is won,
My course is finished—and I look on high:
And now, Almighty Lord!
I wait the great reward,
The crown of glory, which can never die.
"Song of the Triumphant Christian" by John Bowring

In news:

The 2012 high school football season came to an end over the weekend, as five state champions were crowned in the LHSAA/State Farm Prep classic at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
Paloma High student crowned Miss Teen California Latina.
Sequim High celebrated its 2012 Homecoming in style, with music, a mini-parade and, of course, the crowning of royalty.
Chelsea Chilcott was crowned Miss Augusta 2013, and Ashley Ulmer was crowned Miss Butler County 2013, at Saturday night's pageant held at the Augusta High School auditorium.
Natchez High, ACCS crown homecoming queens during Friday games.
Crowning high school bass champions could catch on in Tennessee.
Amid the sea of blue and white signs waved by thousands of delegates at the Democratic National Convention, the 33-year-old North Carolina delegate stood with her "Forward" sign held high, crowned by the words "Label GMOs.
Each fall, high schools celebrate homecoming with the traditional pep rally, the football game, the dance and the crowning of the homecoming king and queen.
50 years after Mt Gilead crowned their unde­feated sea­son by best­ing Card­ing­ton in 1962, play­ers and cheer­lead­ers from the team reunited for the anniver­sary game on Sep­tem­ber 21 at Mt Gilead high school.
In the recent Ohio State Shoot, hosted by Car­di­nal Cen­ter Camp­grounds, a total of 14 classes were con­tested to lead to All Around and High Over All cham­pi­ons being crowned.
The East Bay Regional Park District is suing the City of Alameda over the rezoning of property that would permit a high-density housing development at the entrance of Robert W Crown Memorial State Beach.
His royal highness … Everyone's friend Brad Klein, by channeling Elvis at the Mr Habitat 2011 competition, won the crown.
A former "American Idol " contestant was crowned Miss Tucson Valley on Saturday night in the annual scholarship pageant at Rincon/University High School.
Former Wakonda residents and high school graduates Joe Flynn, Travis Humpal and Lana Humpal (Christensen) were recently crowned Sioux Falls City Park & Rec Competitive League Kickball Champions.
It's time now to crown another Classroom Champion and this week we congratulate Lance Graul of Bryan High School.
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In science:

Finally, at very high density the crown formed by the eigenvalues blows up in spots centered around the eigenvalues µα of ˆT , as we show in Fig. 1(d).
Non-Hermitian Euclidean random matrix theory
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
Butler et al. (2004) used the heat transfer model of Albini (1996) in conjunction with models for fuel consumption, wind velocity profile and flame structure, to develop a numerical model for the prediction of spread rate and fireline intensity of high intensity crown fires.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
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