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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crest, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crested; p. pr. & vb. n. Cresting.]
 1. To furnish with, or surmount as, a crest; to serve as a crest for.
 His legs bestrid the ocean, his reared arm
 Crested the world.   --Shak.
    Mid groves of clouds that crest the mountain's brow.   --Wordsworth.
 2. To mark with lines or streaks, like, or regarded as like, waving plumes.
 Like as the shining sky in summer's night, . . .
 Is crested with lines of fiery light.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crest·ed a.
 1. Having a crest.
    But laced crested helm.   --Dryden.
 2. Zool. Having a crest of feathers or hair upon the head. “The crested bird.”
 3. Bott. Bearing any elevated appendage like a crest, as an elevated line or ridge, or a tuft.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: bearing an heraldic device
      2: (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or
         process on the head; often used in combination; "golden
         crested"; "crested iris"; "crested oriole"; "tufted duck";
         "tufted loosestrife" [syn: topknotted, tufted]
      3: (of a knight's helmet) having a decorative plume [syn: plumed]