verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- crest cloud,
- crest coronet,
- crest rail,
- crest syndrome,
- cresta run
Origin of crest
Examples from the Web for crest
Plus, Procter & Gamble has already removed triclosan from its Crest toothpaste.
Internal Revenue has its own crest or coat of arms or something.Up to a Point: I Do My Own Taxes With No Help, Except From a Couple of Bloody Marys|P. J. O’Rourke|April 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We walk among the graves of his family cemetery on the crest of the hill.Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco Chronicle Mining Catastrophes in West Virginia|Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco|June 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The river may crest to record heights on Monday evening, half a day sooner than expected—but the mayor says the city is prepared.Mississippi River Floods: Photos, Videos, and Tweets|Brian Ries|May 6, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Wearing a dapper three-piece suit with an England crest on the gray jacket, Beckham was seen chuckling in the dugout.
The upper path returns to the road along the crest of the bank, and a few steps brings the tourist to Fort Clinton.
At a distance of about two miles from our camp was the crest of a low swell in the Plains.Life and Adventures of 'Billy' Dixon|Billy Dixon
All around us I saw deep beds of snow, but nowhere such blocks of ice as M. Deser found upon the crest of the Jungfrau.Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century|W. H. Davenport Adams
As he spoke, he and Roly were approaching the crest of a low hill.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
At the top of the sheet the crest (if the family of the bride has the right to use one) is embossed without color.Etiquette|Emily Post
Word Origin for crest
Word Origin for CREST
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.