1. crown of thorns a mock crown made of thorn branches that Roman soldiers placed on Jesus before the Crucifixion
  2. crown-of-the-field European annual having large trumpet-shaped reddish-purple flowers and poisonous seed; a common weed in grainfields and beside roadways; naturalized in America
  3. crown prince a male heir apparent to a throne
  4. carina fornicis ridge on the lower surface of the fornix of the brain
  5. transitoriness an impermanence that suggests the inevitability of ending or dying
  6. crown fire a forest fire that advances with great speed jumping from crown to crown ahead of the ground fire
  7. crown lens a lens made of optical crown glass
  8. Caryota urens fishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula
  9. carnivorous relating to flesh-eating animals
  10. power of attorney a legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor's agent
  11. crown princess a female heir apparent to a throne
  12. Tyrannus tyrannus large American flycatcher
  13. Christ thorn somewhat climbing bushy spurge of Madagascar having long woody spiny stems with few leaves and flowers with scarlet bracts
  14. grandfather the father of your father or mother
  15. grandfather clause an exemption based on circumstances existing prior to the adoption of some policy; used to enfranchise illiterate whites in south after the American Civil War
  16. greenhorn an awkward and inexperienced youth
  17. renovator a skilled worker who is employed to restore or refinish buildings or antique furniture
  18. notornis flightless New Zealand birds similar to gallinules
  19. cryoanaesthesia insensibility resulting from cold
  20. reign of terror any period of brutal suppression thought to resemble the Reign of Terror in France

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