Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

90s Slang You Should Know

crownwork

[kroun-wurk] /ˈkraʊnˌwɜrk/
noun, Fortification.
1.
an outwork containing a central bastion with a curtain and demibastions, usually designed to cover some advantageous position.
Origin of crownwork
1670-1680
First recorded in 1670-80; crown + work
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for crownwork
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for crownwork

crownwork

/ˈkraʊnˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
  1. the manufacture of artificial crowns for teeth
  2. such an artificial crown or crowns
2.
(fortifications) a covering or protective outwork
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for crownwork

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for crownwork

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for crownwork