- 1A small or relatively simple crown, especially as worn by lesser royalty and peers or peeresses.More example sentences
- Thus equipped, she was crowned, with all the trumpets sounding; and, though our account does not mention it, no doubt all the peers and peeresses put on their coronets at that moment.
- All of this was crowed with a delicate, simple gold coronet.
- Wearing a golden coronet as a Princess of the Blood Royal, she was present at the Coronation of her parents in Westminster Abbey in May, 1937.
- 1.1A circular decoration for the head, especially one made of flowers.More example sentences
- The ceremony that was about to happen used four props - the robes of the Orianah's office, the flower coronet that the Orianah wore, a red pear, and lemon juice.
- 2.1 another term for burr ( sense 5 of the noun).
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- He wept where he knelt, against the wall outside the throne room, the room he and Fallen had been coroneted in a thousand years earlier.
- He could only pray his sickness held out as he was coroneted.
- They've declared peace until their new king is coroneted.
late Middle English: from Old French coronete 'small crown or garland', diminutive of corone (see crown).