from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crown: a French word used in English in some special senses.
  • n. A French coin. The couronne d'or, or gold crown, coined about 1340. and worth about $3.50. The ėcu à la couronne, worth about $2.67 when first coined in 1384: but successive issues were lighter, and during the fifteenth century the usual value was $2.20. The denier à la couronne and gros à la couronne, coins of silver or billon, worth from 2 to 7 United States cents.
  • n. A vegetable tracing-paper, 14 × 10 inches in size.


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  • I just visited Wild Yeast and saw your gorgeous couronne.

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  • J'au juste eu droit a ma couronne de la part du patron!!

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  • He had gathered a library of devotional volumes: the Fleurs des sainctz, the Pratique de la perfection chrestienne, the Triple couronne de la bienheureuse Vierge, the Chroniques et instruction du père Sainct-François.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Prominent among them were the Fleurs des Sainetz, La Triple couronne de la bienheureuse Vierge, a Chronique et instruction du père Sainct-François, a collection of Figures des Pères Hermites, a handbook on the Pratique de la Perfection chrestienne, and other books of that genre.

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  • Ma carie est bien entendu sous la couronne mais quand meme c aberrant c't'hisoire!!

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  • Allez trouver des gens qui font des caries sur des couronne vous?

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  • Sinon, vous ai-je dit que ma couronne etait pour la enieme fois tombée?

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  • I have shown at the letter E that our e mute, with which we are reproached by an Italian, is precisely what occasions the delicious harmony of our language: — empire, couronne, diadème, épouvantable, sensible.

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  • C'est un haut avec des petites grenouilles princesse avec une couronne sur la tete et il est ecrit "Ou est mon prince charmant?!"

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  • A croire que head-banger ca fait tomber la couronne de douleur qui m'entoure le crane!

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