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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crown v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crowned p. pr. & vb. n. Crowning.]
 1. To cover, decorate, or invest with a crown; hence, to invest with royal dignity and power.
 Her who fairest does appear,
 Crown her queen of all the year.   --Dryden.
    Crown him, and say, =\“Long live our emperor.”\=   --Shak.
 2. To bestow something upon as a mark of honor, dignity, or recompense; to adorn; to dignify.
    Thou . . . hast crowned him with glory and honor.   --Ps. viii. 5.
 3. To form the topmost or finishing part of; to complete; to consummate; to perfect.
    Amidst the grove that crowns yon tufted hill.   --Byron.
    One day shall crown the alliance.   --Shak.
    To crown the whole, came a proposition.   --Motley.
 4. Mech. To cause to round upward; to make anything higher at the middle than at the edges, as the face of a machine pulley.
 5. Mil. To effect a lodgment upon, as upon the crest of the glacis, or the summit of the breach.
 To crown a knot Naut., to lay the ends of the strands over and under each other.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crowned p. p. & a.
 1. Having or wearing a crown; surmounted, invested, or adorned, with a crown, wreath, garland, etc.; honored; rewarded; completed; consummated; perfected. Crowned with one crest.” --Shak. Crowned with conquest.” --Milton.
    With surpassing glory crowned.   --Milton.
 2. Great; excessive; supreme. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having an artificial crown on a tooth; "had many crowned
             teeth" [ant: uncrowned]
      2: crowned with or as if with laurel symbolizing victory [syn:
         laureled, laurelled] [ant: unlaureled]
      3: provided with or as if with a crown or a crown as specified;
         often used in combination; "a high-crowned hat"; "an
         orange-crowned bird"; "a crowned signet ring" [ant: uncrowned]