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  Crown (headgear) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A crown is a symbolic form of headgear worn by a monarch or by a god, for whom the crown is traditionally one of the symbols of power and legitimacy (See Regalia for a broader treatment).
Such costume crowns may be worn by actors portraying a monarch, people at costume parties, or ritual "monarchs" such as the king of a Carnival krewe, or the person who found the trinket in a king cake.
Crowns are also often used as symbols of religious status or veneration, by divinities (or their representation such as a statue) or by their representatives, e.g.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crown_(headgear)   (1048 words)

  
 Night vision goggle headgear - United States Patent 4,703,879
The temporal strip (18) and crown strip (20) include free ends which are directed toward the posterior of the cranium (22) and are connected by straps (36, 46, 48) to a webbed pad (38) which engages the occipital protuberance to prevent forward rotation of the headgear (10) due to the weight of the goggle (12).
The headgear of claim 10 wherein said pad is generally rectangular in shape, the second strap means is connected adjacent a top corner thereof, and further including chin strap means engagable with the chin of the wearer and fastened to a bottom corner of said pad.
The cranial headgear of claim 29 wherein said temporal strip is formed in a circular shape conforming generally to a human cranium, and said crown strip includes a compound curved area also conforming generally to the curvature of the cranium.
xrint.com /patents/us/4703879   (6704 words)

  
 Crown
A crown is headgear worn by a monarch.
The Crown is also the source of all justice (hence why we have the 'Crown Prosecution Service' in the criminal courts whose lawyers are called 'Crown Prosecutors'), which also meant that it was immune from prosecution.
Crown servants may not sit as Members of Parliament and this is used as a way of allowing MPs to retire before their time - they are awarded a job which is that of a Crown Servant (the most common is 'Steward of the Chiltern Hundreds') and thus disbarred as an MP.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/cr/Crown.html   (399 words)

  
 Crown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crown (headgear), the headgear worn by a monarch, other high dignitaries, divinities etc.
The Crown, a term used to separate the government authority and property of the government from the personal influence and private assets held by the current Monarch of a kingdom.
Crown Court, one of the courts of England and Wales
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crown   (500 words)

  
 Crown : search word
A crown (headgear), the headgear worn by a monarch.
Crown of the Polish Kingdom, territories of the Kingdom of Poland
Crown College, one of the residential colleges at the University of California, Santa Cruz
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 Headgear with manipulatable projections - Patent 6532601
Headgear according to claim 2, wherein said structure comprises a hat having a crown and a brim, said first end of said projection being attached to one of said crown and said brim.
Headgear according to claim 4, further comprising a plurality of said projections, each said projection having a first end attached to one of said crown and said brim.
Headgear according to claim 3, further comprising a plurality of said projections, each said projection having a first end attached to one of said crown and said brim.
www.freepatentsonline.com /6532601.html   (1418 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Louis IX of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was crowned king the same year in the cathedral at Reims.
The Sainte Chapelle, a perfect example of the Rayonnant style of Gothic architecture, was erected as a shrine for the Crown of Thorns and a fragment of the True Cross, precious relics of the Passion of Jesus.
Depicted as King of France, generally with a crown, holding a scepter with a fleur-de-lys on the end, possibly with blue clothing with a spread of white fleur-de-lys (coat of arms of the French monarchy)
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Louis-IX-of-France   (6393 words)

  
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The headgear are part of a collection of some 10,000 artifacts related to the history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The flare of the crown was initially rather shallow, but it continued to be made wider year after year until it resulted in the pattern of dress cap still used by the Army today.
The new cap was constructed of polyester/rayon blend olive green fabric with a rounded crown and a soft visor—basically a baseball cap.
www.hq.usace.army.mil /history/historic_hats.htm   (5108 words)

  
 Diadem - TheBestLinks.com - Monarch, Star, Baron, Crown (headgear), ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A diadem (from Greek 'diadema, diadeo', to surround) was originally a white ribbon, ending in a knot and two stripes that were placed often on the shoulders, that surrounded the head of the king to denote his authority.
By extension, this term was applied later to a crown, generally with a circular shape.
For example, the crown worn by a Pagan drihten (Anglo-Saxon king) was a diadem, as was the crown of a baron later (in some countries surmounted by three globes).
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 Crown Did You Mean crown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A crown (headgear), the headgear worn by a monarch, other high dignitaries, divinities etcetera.
Crown is also the name of several currencies, originally bearing this symbol of the emitting monarchy (or modelled after such a coin) :
Crown College (California), one of the residential colleges at the University of California, Santa Cruz
www.did-you-mean.com /Crown.html   (196 words)

  
 Crown Plaza Heidelberg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Crown, a term used to separate the government authority and property ofthe government from the personal influence and private assets held by the current Monarch of a kingdom.
Crown of the Polish Kingdom, territoriesof the Kingdom of Poland
Crown College, one of the residential colleges at the University of California, SantaCruz
www.witchware.com /File/11650-Crown.Plaza.Heidelberg.Html   (568 words)

  
 Hats, Helmets, Headgear - Dale C. Anderson Military Antiques
Crown lining is maroon fabric with faded “BENT and BUSH/BOSTON” dealer name (famed military outfitter from before the Civil War).
In any case, this is one of the most impressive and showy pieces of historic military headgear we know of.
The entire crown of the helmet has a half coconut shell fitted over it, and the exterior of the shell is profusely carved with a crest at top which appears to be a national insignia, with the sides wreathed by floral sprays.
www.andersonmilitaria.com /Web_Pages/headgear/headgear.htm   (2526 words)

  
 Crown Oaks: Information on Crown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik are expecting a child, the couple announced on their website this morning.
HIH The Crown Prince issued the documental announcement, on 8th June, about what was in his mind with his claims of the denial of the Crown Princess's personality, through Mr Toshio Yuasa Grand Steward of the Imperial Household.The Crown Prince, in his writing, said that he would have criticised each movement one by one.
A crown is a symbolic form of headgear worn by a monarch or by a god, for whom...
crownoaks.formcrown.com   (3199 words)

  
 World Myths and Legends in Art (Minneapolis Institute of Arts)
The fl outline around the yellow face, lips, and eyes; birds' eyes are circular against vertical rows of beads on the bird heads; connecting rows of beads on the fringe to form a diagonal pattern where the veil would cover the king's face.
The Yoruba king's crown identifies the wearer as a king and gives him special powers to interact with the spirit world for the benefit of his people.
The king's crown is the most sacred and powerful of all royal Yoruba objects and so is an honored location reserved for symbols of the other powerful members of the community.
www.artsmia.org /world-myths/artbytheme/kingscrown_questions.html   (884 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Crown (headgear) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats ; Bonnets ; Caps Hoods ; Helmets ; Wigs Masks ; Veils ; Scarves Tiaras ; Crowns List of hats and headgear A crown is a s...
Napoleon surprised Pius VII when he reached out and crowned himself, a brilliant coup.
Children, generally girls, sometimes connect flowers together in chain, and wear the wreath as if it was a crown.
www.ipedia.com /crown__headgear_.html   (420 words)

  
 Civic Crown -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Image:Aug11 01.jpg The Civic Crown (Latin: corona civica) was a chaplet of common oak leaves woven to form a crown.
It was reserved for men who saved the lives of fellow soldiers, and held the ground upon which he did this for the remainder of the engagement.
Furthermore, the recipient was required by law to wear his crown at every public gathering, and was applauded even by men much senior to himself.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Corona_civica   (338 words)

  
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The crown is a carefully constructed cone of beads with a fringe that covers the wearer's face.
The purpose of the crown is to eliminate the individuals’ personality and to supplant it with the divine power of the dynasty.
The crown itself is the symbol of the king's magic power and his immunity to attack.
www.clarku.edu /faculty/jborgatti/js_exhibit.htm   (393 words)

  
 Philistine fluted crown
The ancestral "fluted crown" of the Philistine warriors was therefore not just an arbitrary means for protecting their heads from blows or for recognizing each other in battle.
For instance, future archaeologists will be able to tell from the presence of crosses in the ruins of North American cities that Christians had taken their religion there, even though the sites may be far from where Christianity originated, and a couple millennia younger.
The Philistine heirs of the Old Philistine religion near the end of the second millennium BCE would thus have seen something similar in that hirsute headgear to what it had meant to their predecessors shortly before that millennium's middle.
www.recoveredscience.com /Phaistosebook09.htm   (1102 words)

  
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