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  • noun Plural form of crowning.

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Examples

  • May processions and crownings are beautiful traditions.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • That seems to matter more, to me, than the others -- after all, it suggests that God blesses the kingship, and I'm inclined to wonder if that makes it of a slightly different tone than the other crownings -- not least of all because it, like Alfred's miraculous knowledge, comes from God.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • May processions and crownings are beautiful traditions.

    Month of May, Month of Mary

  • Related to our comments on May crownings see May 6, a reader from the state of Washington asked:

    Archive 2008-05-18

  • We arrived a little early, so we got to see the crownings of the Rodeo Queen, the Rodeo Princess, and the Rodeo Sweetheart categories divided by age groups.

    My First Rodeo

  • We arrived a little early, so we got to see the crownings of the Rodeo Queen, the Rodeo Princess, and the Rodeo Sweetheart categories divided by age groups.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • As he came down from the stage on which he spoke, the rest of the women came and complimented him, taking him by the hand, and crownings him with garlands and ribbons, like a victorious athlete in the games; but

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • The lights along the Embankment, the excitement of the streets, the faces of London crowds, royal pageantry -- marriages, crownings, burials -- on the way to Westminster, the little dramas of London life, had been woven into the fiber of their thoughts, and it was the spirit of London which went with them wherever they walked in France or Flanders, more sensitive than country men to the things they saw.

    Now It Can Be Told

  • If he cared for the crownings of kings and such occasions, it was because he took a childish delight in the fireworks and illuminations.

    The Art of Letters

  • He spoke of the canine operations for appendicitis, the canine tooth crownings, the canine wardrobes, and then he said:

    Best Short Stories

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