“Speaking in general, it seems the atmosphere in the city today is completely different from the crowning in 1980,” says Boer.
He used his signature “big splash” move to beat Hulk Hogan in Wrestlemania VI, crowning him the champion of the WWF.
Freak Show, then, by its very name should be his crowning achievement.
[He said] it was like asking a woman during childbirth, while she's crowning, if she wanted to have another child.
These latest headlines are a crowning act to an already charmed life.
And though the revel must languish, yet we attend the refrain of all the melodies in crowning rapture.
To Violet there comes one crowning glory, that is the promised matinee.
The whole Peninsular war forms a commentary on this text, with Waterloo for a crowning lesson.
And added to this pleasure was the crowning glory of both a rifle and a revolver!
And all the altars that were in the house she visited in like manner, crowning them with myrtle leaves and praying at them.
early 12c., "royal crown," from Anglo-French coroune, Old French corone (13c., Modern French couronne), from Latin corona "crown," originally "wreath, garland," related to Greek korone "anything curved, kind of crown." Old English used corona, directly from Latin.
Extended to coins bearing the imprint of a crown (early 15c.), especially the British silver 5-shilling piece. Also monetary units in Iceland, Sweden (krona), Norway, Denmark (krone), and formerly in German Empire and Austria-Hungary (krone). Meaning "top of the skull" is from c.1300. Crown-prince is 1791, a translation of German kronprinz.
late 12c., from Old French coroner, from corone (see crown (n.)). Related: Crowned; crowning. The latter in its sense of "that makes complete" is from 1650s.
The top or highest part of bodily structure, especially the head.
The part of a tooth that is covered by enamel and projects beyond the gum line.
An artificial substitute for the natural crown of a tooth.
To put a crown on a tooth.
To reach a stage in labor when a large segment of the fetal scalp is visible at the vaginal orifice. Used of a fetus or the head of a fetus.