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  

Shorter words found within crest:

cert er ers erst es et re rec recs res rest ret rets sec sect ser set sr te tec

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