Crownet
Crownet Crown"et (kroun"?t), n. [See {Crown}, {Coronet}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A coronet. [R.] --P. Whitehead. [1913 Webster]

2. The ultimate end and result of an undertaking; a chief end. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

O this false soul of Egypt! this grave charm . . . . Whose bosom was my crownet, my chief end. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • crownet — noun Date: 15th century archaic coronet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crownet — /krow net, nit/, n. Archaic. a coronet. [1350 1400; ME; see CROWN, ET] * * * …   Universalium

  • crownet — crown·et …   English syllables

  • crownet — ˈkrau̇nə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, alteration (influenced by Middle English croun, crowne crown) of coronette more at coronet archaic : coronet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coronet — Cor o*net (k?r ? n?t), n. [Dim. of OE. corone crown; cf. OF. coronete. See {Crown}, and cf. {Crownet}, {Cronet}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An ornamental or honorary headdress, having the shape and character of a crown; particularly, a crown worn as the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cronet — cro net (kr[=o] n[e^]t), n. [Cf. {Coronet}, {Crownet}.] The coronet of a horse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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