Origin of crowner1
noun British Dialect.
Origin of crowner2
Examples from the Web for crowner
Historical Examples of crowner
If so, was there any official inquiry—any "crowner's quest?"
Crowner's-quest is a vulgar corruption of coroner's inquest.Hamlet
The jury have not yet brought in their verdict upon the crowner's inquest.The Journal to Stella
Send for the doctor, an' the crowner, too, as quick as possible.'My Fire Opal, and Other Tales
Sarah Warner Brooks
I couldn't tell he'd go a crowner and have such cards as he had.Under Two Flags
Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]