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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A tuft of feathers on the head of certain birds. Also: a badge or design used as a family symbol.

Usage examples (39)
  • Like the crest of a peacock so is mathematics at the head of all knowledge.
  • The Bordeaux football crest is placed in the centre of the V.
  • Chelsea lion crest is printed on the back bellow of the shirts.
  • Does anyone know what the hand on the crest is supposed to stand for? for more
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