At the eighth panel on the south side, under the Α and Ω of the cresting, stands the Pot of Lilies as a symbol of the Virgin.
The pierced pattern in cresting should be done as already described for Fig. 24.
The old Douglas homestead was half a mile from "Wayside" cresting a windy hill.
Six miles from Menin and four from Ypres it passes through the village of Gheluvelt, cresting there the ridge of hills.
A huge wave, cresting over the side, had caught the man on the motor boat full in the chest and hurled him into the sea!
On these wings and the central block are other galleries crowned with entablature and cresting.
Above the top of the arch runs a band of flat, early renaissance carving with a rich Gothic cresting above.
cresting a rise about three miles distant I made out a dark mass moving forward along our track, and that at a rapid rate.
In some is Gothic foliage, in others semi-classic carving like the string below or realistic like the cresting.
The stretcher indicates the oncoming of the newer styles, and the back with its cresting rail is of the Charles II.
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.