12 Definitions of Crest
The meaning of the word crest, the definition of Crest:
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.
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.
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.
n. - The upper curve of a horse's neck.
n. - The ridge or top of a wave.
n. - The summit of a hill or mountain ridge.
n. - The helm or head, as typical of a high spirit; pride; courage.
n. - The ornamental finishing which surmounts the ridge of a roof, canopy, etc.
n. - The top line of a slope or embankment.
v. t. - To furnish with, or surmount as, a crest; to serve as a crest for.
v. t. - To mark with lines or streaks, like, or regarded as like, waving plumes.
v. i. - To form a crest.
The word "crest" uses 5 letters: C E R S T
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Words formed by adding one letter before or after crest, or to crest in any order:
a - carets cartes caster caters crates reacts recast traces e - certes erects resect secret terces h - cherts i - citers steric trices o - corset coster escort rectos scoter sector s - crests u - cruets cruset curets eructs rectus recuts truces
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