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  • noun Plural form of crest.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of crest.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • With nine turns to a hundred steps, it winds round the ledges of the mountain crests.

    Fir-Flower Tablets: Poems Translated From the Chinese

  • Sometimes the road dipped into a canyon of poplars, and the sky between their crests was a tiny strip of mottled blue and white.

    A Traveller in War-Time

  • On the slopes and in the bottoms were patches of magnificent forest; on the crests was the jungle, and occasionally an outlook over extended views.

    The Land of Footprints

  • Sometimes the road dipped into a canyon of poplars, and the sky between their crests was a tiny strip of mottled blue and white.

    Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Winston Churchill

  • The ripples are up to 2.3 metres high and span 43 metres between crests, which is triple the height and double the wavelength of the largest previously known on Earth.

    New Scientist - Earth

  • Avoid locations such as crests which are exposed to extreme winds.

    3. Shape of the roof

  • His cousin Lord Stanhope, also eccentric beyond bounds, so loved our Revolution that he gave up his title and crests, called himself Citizen Stanhope, and lived thus in Chevening, the governor’s old house.

    THE DIAMOND

  • His cousin Lord Stanhope, also eccentric beyond bounds, so loved our Revolution that he gave up his title and crests, called himself Citizen Stanhope, and lived thus in Chevening, the governor’s old house.

    THE DIAMOND

  • His cousin Lord Stanhope, also eccentric beyond bounds, so loved our Revolution that he gave up his title and crests, called himself Citizen Stanhope, and lived thus in Chevening, the governor’s old house.

    THE DIAMOND

  • "crests" is the crest which does not mean family at all, but is a device supposed to give an idea of the art or taste of the individual.

    How to Write Letters (Formerly The Book of Letters) A Complete Guide to Correct Business and Personal Correspondence

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