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English definition of “crest”

crest

noun [C] (TOP)    /krest/
the top or highest part of something such as a wave or a hill : the crest of a hill / wave Edges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objectsWaves a growth of feathers , fur , or skin along the top of the heads of some animals The head and neck of non-human animals a decoration , usually made of feathers or animal hair , on the top of a soldier's hat , especially in the pastThings worn to cover the head, face or neckCeremonial clothes and objects
(Definition of crest noun (TOP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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