Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In heraldry, surrounded or surmounted by a circle, like a halo or glory: applied to the eagle of the Holy Roman Empire, the two heads of which were anciently diademed to distinguish them from the similar bearings of other princes, which were simply crowned.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of diadem.
“In this program Pavlova was robed in shimmering white and silver, with diademed head and ankles tied with rosy ribbons … The fairy scene vanishes and a radiant figure — (Pavlova) — [re -] enters the stage walking with the delicate precision and grace of some wild bird.”
“An armored knight kneeling before a robed and diademed woman.”
“Arriving in the sultanate of Yogyakarta we caught a glimpse of the cloud-diademed peak of Merapi, just 25 kilometers away.”
“The number of endemic species in this ecoregion is high, with 35 range-restricted species and endemics, including diademed tapaculo (Scytalopus schulenbergi), and green-capped tanager (Tangara meyerdeschauenseei).”
“Moreover, I saw a throne of red gold, crusted with pearls and gems, and seated thereon a son of Adam arrayed in the most sumptuous raiment and bearing on his head a Chosröan506 crown, diademed with the finest stones that shed a light like the light of day; but, when I came up to him, I found him stone.”
“North and south, the horizon was a chaotic sky land of pinnacles, spired and minareted, steepled and turreted and domed, each diademed with its green and argent of eternal ice and snow.”
“The diademed sifaka, Propithecus diadema: present in both eastern zones, not elsewhere.”
“With help from Emile and Loret, and from the extraordinarily keen forest vision of Bedo, Wright and the others saw plenty of wildlife: red-bellied lemurs, brown lemurs, and a spectacular species of leaping black lemur known as Propithecus diadema, the diademed sifaka.”
“For a moment, regarding those perfect features under the diademed hair, he felt regret.”
“She thought that crowned only with his curls Crlmthann mac Ae was more nobly diademed than are the masters of the world, and she told him so.”
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