Hypertext Webster Gateway: "crowned"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Crowned \Crowned\ (kround), p. p. & a.
1. Having or wearing a crown; surmounted, invested, or
adorned, with a crown, wreath, garland, etc.; honored;
rewarded; completed; consummated; perfected. ``Crowned
with one crest.'' --Shak. ``Crowned with conquest.''

With surpassing glory crowned. --Milton.

2. Great; excessive; supreme. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Crown \Crown\ (kroun), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crowned} (kround);
p. pr. & vb. n. {Crowning}.] [OE. coronen, corunen, crunien,
crounien, OF. coroner, F. couronner, fr. L. coronare, fr.
corona a crown. See {Crown}, n.]
1. To cover, decorate, or invest with a crown; hence, to
invest with royal dignity and power.

Her who fairest does appear, Crown her queen of all
the year. --Dryden.

Crown him, and say, ``Long live our emperor.''

2. To bestow something upon as a mark of honor, dignity, or
recompense; to adorn; to dignify.

Thou . . . hast crowned him with glory and honor.
--Ps. viii. 5.

3. To form the topmost or finishing part of; to complete; to
consummate; to perfect.

Amidst the grove that crowns yon tufted hill.

One day shall crown the alliance. --Shak.

To crown the whole, came a proposition. --Motley.

4. (Mech.) To cause to round upward; to make anything higher
at the middle than at the edges, as the face of a machine

5. (Mil.) To effect a lodgment upon, as upon the crest of the
glacis, or the summit of the breach.

{To crown a knot} (Naut.), to lay the ends of the strands
over and under each other.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj 1: (dentistry) having an artificial crown on a tooth; "had many
crowned teeth" [ant: {uncrowned}]
2: crowned with or as if with laurel symbolizing victory [syn:
{laureled}, {laurelled}] [ant: {unlaureled}]
3: provided with or as if with a crown or a crown as specified;
often used in combination; "a high-crowned hat"; "an
orange-crowned bird"; "a crowned signet ring" [ant: {uncrowned}]

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