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Origin of uncrowned

First recorded in 1350–1400, uncrowned is from the Middle English word uncrouned. See un-1, crowned


verb (used with object)
  1. to deprive or divest of a crown.
  2. to reduce from dignity or preeminence.

Origin of uncrown

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

  • At the time, I was with him in Paris producing a film about the Windsor jewels for the BBC1 ( The Uncrowned Jewels).

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    Buying the Royal Jewels

    Martyn Gregory

    December 3, 2010

Historical Examples of uncrowned

British Dictionary definitions for uncrowned


  1. having the power of royalty without the title
  2. not having yet assumed the crown
  3. uncrowned king or uncrowned queen a man or woman of high status among a certain group
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