coronet


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coronet

(kôr′ə-nĕt′, kŏr′-)
n.
The upper margin of a horse's hoof.

coronet

see coronary band.
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Mary was the first to rush into my room, and, at the sight of the coronet and of Arthur's face, she read the whole story and, with a scream, fell down senseless on the ground.
How can we have when I saw him with my own eyes with the coronet in his hands.
You suppose that your son came down from his bed, went, at great risk, to your dressing-room, opened your bureau, took out your coronet, broke off by main force a small portion of it, went off to some other place, concealed three gems out of the thirty-nine, with such skill that nobody can find them, and then returned with the other thirty-six into the room in which he exposed himself to the greatest danger of being discovered.
How could I help suspecting him, when I actually saw him with the coronet in his hand?
Yes, and she was the girl who waited in the drawing-room, and who may have heard uncle's remarks about the coronet.
But what is the good of all these vague theories," cried the banker impatiently, "when I have told you that I saw Arthur with the coronet in his hands?
At one side of the coronet was a cracked edge, where a corner holding three gems had been torn away.
Presently she emerged from the room again, and in the light of the passage-lamp your son saw that she carried the precious coronet in her hands.
Then something suddenly snapped, and your son, finding that he had the coronet in his hands, rushed back, closed the window, ascended to your room, and had just observed that the coronet had been twisted in the struggle and was endeavouring to straighten it when you appeared upon the scene.
And that was why she shrieked and fainted when she saw the coronet," cried Mr.
You refused them all, and, I am convinced, one coronet at least among them.
They wear gay coronets of plumes, particularly those of the swan; but the feathers of the black eagle are considered the most worthy, being a sacred bird among the Indian warriors.