coronet coronet  /ˈkɔ rə ˈnɛt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small crown; usually indicates a high rank but below that of sovereign
  2. (n) margin between the skin of the pastern and the horn of the hoof

Usage(s):

  1. At the climactic moment, Bokassa, 56, crowned himself and placed a smaller coronet on the head of the youngest of his three wives, 28-year-old Empress Catherine.
  2. When Mary stooped over to pick him up, her coronet fell off.
  3. The coronet is a modern design of Charles' own commissioning, part of his personal program to revive British gold-and silverwork.

News

  • Mineral processing facility safe, company states

    By Mark Waite AMARGOSA VALLEY — Stephen Stine, chief executive officer of Coronet Metals U.S. Inc., insisted claims about unsafe chemical storage were being made by a disgruntled, ex-employee and the Liberty Precious Metals Testing and Processing Facility is safe. But Stine admitted the accusations delayed the expected start up of his operation, which is[...]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Pahrump Valley Times

Quotes

  1. "I don't want to step out onstage with someone wearing a coronet and sporting the old ermine," Richards said.
    on Dec 11, 2003 By: Keith Richards Source: CNN International

  2. Alan said before the cooking: "I'm terrified - The Duke may suddenly turn out to be Gordon Ramsey with a coronet."
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Alan Titchmarsh Source: Matlock Today

  3. "I met James when he was playing with Freddy Hubbard in Brooklyn," says Hutcherson, a dignified, soft-spoken man with an easy laugh. "We met at the Club Coronet in 1962 or '63, so we've played together for years. And George and I have done so...
    on Jan 15, 2005 By: Bobby Hutcherson Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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