Definitions of crest

The word crest uses 5 letters:cerst.

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n. - A tuft, or other excrescence or natural ornament, growing on an animal's 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. 2

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. 2

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. 2

n. - The upper curve of a horse's neck. 2

n. - The ridge or top of a wave. 2

n. - The summit of a hill or mountain ridge. 2

n. - The helm or head, as typical of a high spirit; pride; courage. 2

n. - The ornamental finishing which surmounts the ridge of a roof, canopy, etc. 2

n. - The top line of a slope or embankment. 2

v. t. - To furnish with, or surmount as, a crest; to serve as a crest for. 2

v. t. - To mark with lines or streaks, like, or regarded as like, waving plumes. 2

v. i. - To form a crest. 2

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