A circular ornamental headdress worn by a monarch as a symbol of authority, usually made of or decorated with precious metals and jewels
The reigning monarch, representing a country’s government
A paper size, now standardized at 384 × 504 mm
Ceremonially place a crown on the head of (someone) in order to invest them as a monarch
a jeweled crown
Engineering a horizontal bar supporting the crown of an arch or tunnel, or the crown sheet in a steam engine.
A bud on the crown of a root or tuber.
A day on which a king, emperor, or pope is present in person, wearing his crown (now historical).
The end of a root or tuber that forms a crown.
Law in which the Crown is a party; specifically the part of common law which relates to the treatment of crimes, the criminal law.
A pin or stopper used to close or secure the top of something or as a point of attachment at the top of something.
Any of various diseases of plants characterized by decay of the crown, and typically caused by fungi.
Another term for hole saw.
A tax payable to the Crown, originally specifically a tribute paid by the Jews to the kings of Syria.
A crown or garland of oak leaves and acorns given in ancient Rome as a mark of distinction to a person who saved the life of a fellow-citizen in war.
In Scotland, a law officer who takes charge of criminal proceedings, acting under the Lord Advocate.
An arch or arched structure forming the roof of a tunnel, kiln, etc.
Medicinal cinchona bark, especially of a type considered to be of superior quality.
A transverse beam at the apex of a pair of beams that brace a structure.
Any of various plants of the American genus Verbesina (family Asteraceae (Compositae)), including herbaceous plants, shrubs and small trees.
A turaco (now historical).
The flower occurring at the apex of a stem or plant.
Engineering = crown drill (now rare).
A metal bottle cap with a crimped edge
(In England and Wales) a court of criminal jurisdiction, which deals with serious offences and appeals referred from the magistrates' courts
= crowned crane.
An annual chrysanthemum of the Mediterranean region, Chrysanthemum coronarium, having white and yellow flowers, grown as an ornamental and (especially in East Asia) for its edible leaves.
A debt due to the Crown, having preference over all other debts.
A kind of soft-paste porcelain made at Derby, England, and often marked with a crown above the letter “D.”
A drill with a bit in the form of a tube with projecting cutting edges.
(A nickname for) a Swiss in the pay of the French during the Reformation period of the early 16th cent.
Any of a class of organic compounds whose molecules are large rings containing a number of ether linkages
An evergreen fern of New Zealand, Blechnum discolor (family Blechnaceae), having a short upright stem and upright fronds with silvery undersides.
A forest fire that spreads from treetop to treetop
A bacterial disease of plants, especially fruit bushes and trees, that is characterized by large tumorlike galls on the roots and lower trunk
A gear having teeth at right angles to the plane of the wheel.
Glass made without lead or iron, originally in a circular sheet. Formerly used in windows, it is now used as optical glass of low refractive index
Gold of the quality of which crowns were coined.
A graft made by crown grafting.
A grant of government-owned land made to an individual or company
A kind of bowling green which rises slightly towards the middle
The group consisting of all the living species of a clade together with their latest common ancestor and any of its extinct descendants; contrasted with stem group.
A king or queen; compare crowned.
The crown and other ornaments and jewelry worn or carried by the sovereign on certain state occasions
A knot made tying the separate strands of an unlaid rope, used either as a temporary means of preventing the end of a rope from unlaying or as the first stage of making a back splice.
Land belonging to the British Crown
A lens made of crown glass and usually forming one component of an achromatic lens
A long lock of hair grown on the crown of the head.
Paper of a particular size or source, originally watermarked with the figure of a crown: see crown.