Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Destitute of a crown; without a sovereign head or sovereign power.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Without a crown.

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  • adjective Without a crown.

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

  • adjective not (especially not yet) provided with a crown

Etymologies

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crown +‎ -less

Examples

  • Where only on a nameless throne a crownless prince has stirred,

    October 7th, 2008

  • Where only on a nameless throne a crownless prince has stirred

    Archive 2008-10-05

  • Paintings and sculpture celebrate a distinctive physical type: women with long almond eyes and luminous complexions, many of them with hair dyed an improbable blond (in the days before hydrogen peroxide, they bleached their hair by spreading it over the broad brims of specially designed crownless straw hats, squirting their tresses with lemon juice, and sitting out in the sun, thus exposing their hair, but not their fair skin, to its rays).

    Mysteries of Siena

  • Where only on a nameless throne a crownless prince has stirred

    Remembering Lepanto

  • Where only on a nameless throne a crownless prince has stirred

    The Poem of Lepanto

  • Where only on a nameless throne a crownless prince has stirred,

    10/01/2002 - 11/01/2002

  • Here Job gives us the key to unlock the mysteries of the crownless king and his success.

    The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882

  • The very fact that one should have been held under the enforced conditions of the crownless king, Disraeli, was a wonder in itself.

    The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882

  • The crownless king, Disraeli, who, like many other men God has raised up, is for these times an index finger pointing out the way of Providence.

    The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882

  • See my crownless old hat, and my elbows and knees,

    Poems Teachers Ask For, Book Two

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