crown of thorns
Origin of crown of thorns
How to use crown of thorns in a sentence
Her post-crown fame, though, only further begs the question: Why has there not been another Jewish Miss America since 1945?Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Dallas Cowboys sell out their state-of-the art football stadium.
They started as small groups that are big thorns in Iran's side now.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It had a wide brim and a tall crown, which created an insulated pocket of air and could also be used to carry water.
We happily hoist our egg nog in the air, embrace each other, and raise our out-of-tune voices in song.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As an M.P. you are duly qualified to accept any appointment under the Crown when the Government ask you.
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
While still very young his head was shaved, except a little round spot on the very crown.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
The King arrived in Naples bent on maintaining his crown and on allowing no interference from the Emperor.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for crown of thorns
Cultural definitions for crown of thorns
A mock crown, made from thorn branches, that Roman soldiers put on the head of Jesus before the Crucifixion. The soldiers also “bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, ‘Hail, King of the Jews (see also Jews)!’”