Crown antler


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Crown antler (Zoöl) the topmost branch or tine of an antler; also, an antler having a cuplike top, with tines springing from the rim.
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In literature:

It was a magnificent bull with crowning lofty antlers.
"Tales of lonely trails" by Zane Grey
His head, crowned with massive antlers, was a ponderous affair.
"The Drama of the Forests" by Arthur Heming
Suddenly the stems parted and the head of a deer, crowned with wide-spreading antlers appeared framed in the mass of green.
"The Black Phantom" by Leo Edward Miller
About, stand with flaming azure eyes, stags, crowned with antlers.
"Whirlpools" by Henryk Sienkiewicz

In news:

Somewhere east of this Cariboo community wanders an enormous bull elk, stripped of its crown of six-point antlers and a misplaced attraction for one of Greg Messner's cows.