Definition of Crests

1. Noun. (plural of crest) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of crest) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crests

1. crest [v] - See also: crest

Lexicographical Neighbors of Crests

crested tit
crestfallen
crestfallenly
crestfallenness
crestie
cresties
cresting
crestings
crestless
crestless wave
creston
crestons
crests (current term)
crests of nail bed
cresyl
cresyl blue
cresyl echt
cresyl violet acetate
cresylate
cresylic
cresylic acid
cresyls
creta
cretaceously
cretan dittany
crete dittany
cretic

Literary usage of Crests

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1870)
"crests must have heen common in Chaucer's time from his description of the one borne by Sir Thopas — " Upon hie crest he bore a tour, ..."

2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1889)
"Last superior molar with three crests and a heel; crests low, ... Last inferior molar narrow, with four crests ; an accessory tubercle in each valley. ..."

3. Guide to Printed Books and Manuscripts Relating to English and Foreign by George Gatfield (1892)
"A Collection of crests of the Nobility and Gentry, drawn and etched by William Sharp, Herald.Painter. London, 1778, 4°. Book of Ornamented crests by J. ..."

4. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1892)
"That is about twenty-six per cent of the genera contained species with these crests and seventy-four contained species without them. ..."

5. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"above, the yellow underneath : the crests are nearly black. ... Are other great-horned owls, with the crests or tufts wider from each, and placed more ..."

6. English Heraldry by Charles Boutell (1867)
"On high their glittering crests they toss."—LORD OF THE ISLES. *' Then he bound Her token on his helmet."—ELAINE. THE idea of a CREST, of some accessory ..."

7. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"These families have the same crests. They live short distances apart. ... crests the same as those of the Sta'stas, of whom they are the branch from ..."

8. A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: With English and French Glossaries by John Woodward, George Burnett (1892)
"The eyes of peacock's feathers are often used to adorn crests, see Plate XLIX., figs. ... The same explanation suffices for such crests as that of ..."

9. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1870)
"crests must have heen common in Chaucer's time from his description of the one borne by Sir Thopas — " Upon hie crest he bore a tour, ..."

10. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1889)
"Last superior molar with three crests and a heel; crests low, ... Last inferior molar narrow, with four crests ; an accessory tubercle in each valley. ..."

11. Guide to Printed Books and Manuscripts Relating to English and Foreign by George Gatfield (1892)
"A Collection of crests of the Nobility and Gentry, drawn and etched by William Sharp, Herald.Painter. London, 1778, 4°. Book of Ornamented crests by J. ..."

12. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1892)
"That is about twenty-six per cent of the genera contained species with these crests and seventy-four contained species without them. ..."

13. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"above, the yellow underneath : the crests are nearly black. ... Are other great-horned owls, with the crests or tufts wider from each, and placed more ..."

14. English Heraldry by Charles Boutell (1867)
"On high their glittering crests they toss."—LORD OF THE ISLES. *' Then he bound Her token on his helmet."—ELAINE. THE idea of a CREST, of some accessory ..."

15. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"These families have the same crests. They live short distances apart. ... crests the same as those of the Sta'stas, of whom they are the branch from ..."

16. A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: With English and French Glossaries by John Woodward, George Burnett (1892)
"The eyes of peacock's feathers are often used to adorn crests, see Plate XLIX., figs. ... The same explanation suffices for such crests as that of ..."

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