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uncrown

[uhn-kroun]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to deprive or divest of a crown.
  2. to reduce from dignity or preeminence.
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Origin of uncrown

First recorded in 1250–1300, uncrown is from the Middle English word uncrounen. See un-2, crown
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Examples from the Web for uncrown

Historical Examples

  • So it is with all the holy things of God: if I dethrone them they will uncrown me.

    My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

    John Henry Jowett

  • He must first uncrown Christ, before he can touch one jewel in the purchased diadems of His people!

  • My sov'reign's brow is yet uncrown'd, His head unwetted by the holy oil, He is not yet a King.