His black hair sweeps back from the crest of his high forehead and laps at the nape of his neck; his lips are pursed.
The river may crest to record heights on Monday evening, half a day sooner than expected—but the mayor says the city is prepared.
So busy we didn't notice that the crest of that lovely hill we were climbing was actually a cliff.
Plus, Procter & Gamble has already removed triclosan from its crest toothpaste.
Wearing a dapper three-piece suit with an England crest on the gray jacket, Beckham was seen chuckling in the dugout.
The automobile reached the crest of the hill, skidded and started toward the ditch.
At the crest of it the woman halted and, turning, waved a handkerchief.
Iwakura's crest still proclaims the fact, for it consists of two Chinese characters, meaning: 'The highest rank.'
Just look here, though,' I said, as I showed him the crest on my watch and seal.
Arriving at the crest, they peered over cautiously, and with muskets cocked.
early 14c., from Old French creste "tuft, comb" (Modern French crête), from Latin crista "tuft, plume," perhaps related to word for "hair" (e.g. crinis), but it also was used for crest of a cock or a helmet. Replaced Old English hris.
late 14c., "provide with a crest," from Old French crester, from creste (see crest (n.)). Meaning "to come over the top of" is from 1832. Related: Crested; cresting.
A projection or ridge, especially of bone; cresta.