n. An ornament for the head; originally, among the ancients, a wreath or garland; hence, any wreath or garland worn on the head; a coronal.n. An ornament or covering for the head worn as a Symbol of sovereignty.n. Figuratively, regal power; royalty kingly government.n. The wearer of a crown; the sovereign as head of the state.n. Honorary distinction; reward; guerdon.n. A crowning honor or distinction; an exalting attribute or condition.n. The top or highest part of something; the uppermost part or eminence, likened to a crown.n. The top of a hat or other covering for the head.n. The summit of a mountain or other elevated object.n. The end of the shank of an anchor, or the point from which the arms proceed; the part where the arms are joined to the shank. See cut under anchor.n. In lapidaries' work, the part of a cut gem above the girdle. See cut under brilliant.n. In mech., any terminal flat member of a structure.n. In architecture, the uppermost member of a cornice; the corona or larmier.n. The face of an anvil.n. The highest or central part of a road, causeway, bridge, etc.n. The crest, as of a bird.n. Completion; consummation; highest or most perfect state; acme.n. A little circle shaved on the top of the head as a mark of ecclesiastical office or distinction; the tonsure.n. That part of a tooth which appears above the gum; especially, that part of a molar tooth which opposes the same part of a tooth of the opposite jaw.n. In geometry, the area inclosed between two concentric circles.n. In botany, a circle of appendages on the throat of the corolla, etc. See corona, 6.n. A coin generally bearing a crown or a crowned head on the reverse.n. In Great Britain, a printing-paper of the size 15 × 20 inches: so called from the water-mark of a crown, once given exclusively to this size.n. In the United States, a writing-paper of the size 15 × 19 inches.n. Nautical, a kind of knot made with the strands of a rope. See crown, v. t., 9.n. The Order of the Crown of Bavaria, founded by King Maximilian Joseph I. in 1808. It is granted to persons who have attained distinction in the civil service of the state.n. The Imperial Order of the Crown of India, founded in 1878 for ladies, at the time of the assumption by Queen Victoria of the title Empress of India. It includes a number of Indian women of the highest rank.n. The Order of the Crown of Italy, founded by King Victor Emmanuel in 1868.n. The Order of the Crown of Prussia, founded by King William I. on his coronation in 1861.n. The Order of the Crown of Rumania, founded by King Charles on assuming the royal title in 1881.n. The Order of the Crown of Saxony, founded by King Frederick Augustus in 1807, soon after his assumption of the kingly title. It is of but one class, and limited to persons of high rank.n. The Order of the Crown of Siam, founded in 1869.n. The Order of the Crown of Würtemberg, founded by King William I. in 1818.Relating to, pertaining to, or connected with the crown or royal possessions and authority: as, the crown jewels.To bestow a crown or garland upon; place a garland upon the head of.To invest with or as if with a regal crown; hence, to invest with regal dignity and power.To cover as if with a crown.To confer honor, reward, or dignity upon; recompense; dignify; distinguish; adorn.To form the topmost or finishing part of; terminate; complete; fill up, as a bowl with wine; consummate; perfect.Milit., to effect a lodgment and establish works upon, as the crest of the glacis or the summit of a breach.In the game of checkers, to make a king of, or mark as a king: said of placing another piece upon the top of one that has been moved into an opponent's king-row. See checker, 3.To mark with the tonsure, as a sign of admission to the priesthood.Nautical, to form into a sort of knot, as a rope, by passing the strands over and under one another.n. n. The horizontal cap-piece or collar of a set of mine timbers. Also called crown-tree.n. That part of the bridle of a harness which extends over the horse's head and to which the checks are attached.n. In agriculture, the middle line of a ridge of land, formed by two furrow-slices laid back to back.n. In bell-founding, the top of a bell, of which the cannons are parts and to which the tongue is attached within. Also called pallet.n. Same as howell.n. The summit of a root, as of a beet or turnip, the leaf-bases forming a circle.n. The leaves and living branches of a tree.n. An abbreviation of crown-glass.n. See triple.To give a crown or bulge to: as, to crown the surface of a ship's deck.To cut off (the crown), as of a sugar-beet.