Crown+of+the+head

  • 1 The Canadian Crown and the Canadian Forces — The Canadian Crown is the controlling authority of the Canadian Forces, evidenced in the command structure, symbols and history of the armed forces of Canada. The monarch is the supreme commander of the forces, though she, her Canadian viceroys,… …

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  • 2 To turn the head of — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …

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  • 3 uneasy lies the head that wears the crown — This means that people with serious responsibilities have a heavy burden …

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  • 4 Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. — См. Тяжела шапка Мономаха …

    Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

  • 5 uneasy lies the head that wears a crown — Meaning Origin From Shakespeare s Henry IV. Part II …

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  • 6 crown — [kroun] n. [ME coroune < OFr corone < L corona, a garland, crown < Gr korōnē, curved object, wreath < IE base * (s)ker , to turn, bend > L curvus, crux] 1. a garland or wreath worn on the head as a sign of honor, victory, etc. 2. a …

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  • 7 crown — ► NOUN 1) a circular ornamental headdress worn by a monarch as a symbol of authority. 2) (the Crown) the monarchy or reigning monarch. 3) a wreath of leaves or flowers worn as an emblem of victory, especially in ancient Greece or Rome. 4) an… …

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  • 8 crown — crown1 W3S3 [kraun] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(hat for king/queen)¦ 2¦(country s ruler)¦ 3¦(tooth)¦ 4¦(head)¦ 5¦(hill)¦ 6¦(sports)¦ 7¦(money)¦ 8¦(picture)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: corone …

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  • 9 crown — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English coroune, crowne, from Anglo French corone, from Latin corona wreath, crown, from Greek korōnē culmination, something curved like a crow s beak, literally, crow; akin to Latin cornix crow …

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  • 10 Crown — In dentistry, the portion of the tooth that is covered by enamel. Also a type of restoration that covers all or most of the natural tooth. * * * 1. Any structure, normal or pathologic, resembling or suggesting a c. or a wreath. 2. In dentistry,… …

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  • 11 crown — noun 1》 a circular ornamental headdress worn by a monarch as a symbol of authority.     ↘(the Crown) the monarchy or reigning monarch.     ↘a wreath of leaves or flowers, especially that worn as an emblem of victory in ancient Greece or Rome. 2》… …

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  • 12 crown — 1. noun /kraʊn,kroʊn/ a) A reward of victory or a mark of honor. Treasure trove automatically becomes property of the Crown. b) A royal, imperial or princely headdress; a diadem. crown achievement Syn …

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  • 13 head flattening — ▪ artificial deformation   practice of intentionally changing the shape of the human skull, once common in some cultures. Head flattening was practiced by a number of North, Central, and South American Indian tribes, particularly before European… …

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  • 14 crown —   Kalaunu, kolona, pāpale ali i, lei ali i.    ♦ Holy crown, pāpale la a.    ♦ Crown of a hat, ipu, piko.    ♦ Crown of the head, piko, mino.    ♦ Crown lands, āina lei ali i.    ♦ Crown prince or princess, ho oilina mō ī.    ♦ Crown of thorns,… …

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  • 15 crown-heel length — (CHL) the length of an embryo, fetus, or infant from the crown of the head to the heel; used in estimating the age of the embryos during the eighth week and of fetuses. It is the equivalent of standing height in older individuals …

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  • 16 crown-rump length — (CRL) the length of an embryo, fetus, or infant from the crown of the head to the breech; used in estimating the age of embryos from the fourth to the eighth week. It is the equivalent of sitting vertex height in older individuals …

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  • 17 Crown jewels — The Imperial State Crown of the United Kingdom Crown jewels are jewels or artifacts of the reigning royal family of their respective country. They belong to monarchs and are passed to the next sovereign to symbolize the right to rule. They may… …

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  • 18 Crown — (kroun), n. [OE. corone, coroun, crune, croun, OF. corone, corune, F. couronne, fr. L. corona crown, wreath; akin to Gr. korw nh anything curved, crown; cf. also L. curvus curved, E. curve, curb, Gael. cruinn round, W. crwn. Cf. {Cornice},… …

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  • 19 Crown antler — Crown Crown (kroun), n. [OE. corone, coroun, crune, croun, OF. corone, corune, F. couronne, fr. L. corona crown, wreath; akin to Gr. korw nh anything curved, crown; cf. also L. curvus curved, E. curve, curb, Gael. cruinn round, W. crwn. Cf.… …

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  • 20 Crown bar — Crown Crown (kroun), n. [OE. corone, coroun, crune, croun, OF. corone, corune, F. couronne, fr. L. corona crown, wreath; akin to Gr. korw nh anything curved, crown; cf. also L. curvus curved, E. curve, curb, Gael. cruinn round, W. crwn. Cf.… …

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