Crest Synonyms & Definitions

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• CrestDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The upper curve of a horses neck.
  2. (n.) The summit of a hill or mountain ridge.
  3. (n.) The plume of feathers, or other decoration, worn on a helmet; the distinctive ornament of a helmet, indicating the rank of the wearer; hence, also, the helmet.
  4. (n.) The helm or head, as typical of a high spirit; pride; courage.
  5. (v. t.) To furnish with, or surmount as, a crest; to serve as a crest for.
  6. (v. i.) To form a crest.
  7. (n.) The ridge or top of a wave.
  8. (v. t.) To mark with lines or streaks, like, or regarded as like, waving plumes.
  9. (n.) The ornamental finishing which surmounts the ridge of a roof, canopy, etc.
  10. (n.) The top line of a slope or embankment.
  11. (n.) A tuft, or other excrescence or natural ornament, growing on an animals head; the comb of a cock; the swelling on the head of a serpent; the lengthened feathers of the crown or nape of bird, etc.
  12. (n.) A bearing worn, not upon the shield, but usually above it, or separately as an ornament for plate, liveries, and the like. It is a relic of the ancient cognizance. See Cognizance, 4.

• CrestfallenDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Having the crest, or upper part of the neck, hanging to one side; -- said of a horse.
  2. (a.) With hanging head; hence, dispirited; dejected; cowed.