We buy shares when the market has crested, and sell when the market has hit bottom.
Gosse tells us that it is still a common belief in Jamaica that crested snakes exist there which crow like a cock.
"Tush, boy; promise must yield to need," said the Knight of the crested Boar.
A brightly plumaged bird with a crested head crossed our path like a flash of gold, and disappeared among the trees.
His red and golden nakedness is crested with his sable clouds of hair.
Already the sea was rising in crested combers which broke with the noise of thunder and the fury of the wind was insensate.
She turned to him with a laugh, and placed an arm about his crested neck.
Their helmets were of leather bound with iron and crested with iron–wrought figures of wild boars with eyes of brass.
No one will fail to recognize the crested Lepiota the moment he sees it.
Those who mutely watched him fancied they heard him laugh as he met the crested waves.
early 14c., from Old French creste "tuft, comb" (Modern French crête), from Latin crista "tuft, plume," perhaps related to word for "hair" (e.g. crinis), but it also was used for crest of a cock or a helmet. Replaced Old English hris.
late 14c., "provide with a crest," from Old French crester, from creste (see crest (n.)). Meaning "to come over the top of" is from 1832. Related: Crested; cresting.
A projection or ridge, especially of bone; cresta.