Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of crown.
  • adj. Great; excessive; supreme.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Having or wearing a crown; surmounted, invested, or adorned, with a crown, wreath, garland, etc.; honored; rewarded; completed; consummated; perfected.
  • Great; excessive; supreme.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a sovereign; sovereign; consummate.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Surmounted or surrounded by a crown: said of bearings other than animals, as a cross, a bend, or the like. Also couronné.
  • 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.
  • A bumper; a cup so full of liquor that the contents rise above the surface like a crown.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having an (artificial) crown on a tooth
  • adj. crowned with or as if with laurel symbolizing victory
  • adj. provided with or as if with a crown or a crown as specified; often used in combination

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  • Nicknamed the Stevie® for the Greek word "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at a gala dinner on Monday, September 27, 2010 in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey.

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  • Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word "crowned," the Stevie Awards will announce the winners during a gala banquet on Monday, Feb. 22 at the Eden Roc Renaissance Hotel in Miami Beach, Fla.

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  • She said, It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that the young merchant continued, When I entered and took a seat, the lady at once came in crowned with a diadem533 of pearls and jewels; her face dotted with artificial moles in indigo,534 her eyebrows pencilled with Kohl and her hands and feet reddened with Henna.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Of this epitaph the first couplet is good, the second not bad, the third is deformed with a broken metaphor, the word crowned not being applicable to the honours or the lays, and the fourth is not only borrowed from the epitaph on Raphael, but of a very harsh construction.

    Lives of the English Poets: Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Pope

  • The view from the bank of the Moldau, looking over the river at the old part of the town, with its beautiful towers and quaint buildings, and the summit of the Hradschin crowned with the stately

    A Lady's Glimpse of the Late War in Bohemia

  • But very mournful was that fast day at Mizpeh, as the Jews looked along the hillside to their own holy mountain crowned by no white marble and gold Temple flashing back the sunbeams, but only with the tall castle of their enemies towering over the precipice.

    A Book of Golden Deeds

  • (Pelet de la Lozère, p. 210, July 17, 1806.) -- Note the word crowned (sacré).

    The Modern Regime, Volume 2

  • Watermark: [posthorn in crowned shield (upper portion)].

    Letter from Mary Wollstonecraft to Mary Robinson (15 April 1796

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