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mural crown

noun
1.
a golden crown formed with indentations to resemble a battlement, bestowed by the ancient Romans on the soldiers who first mounted the wall of a besieged place and there lodged a standard.
2.
Also called mural coronet. Heraldry. a representation of an embattled coronet, often appearing on municipal arms.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50
Related forms
murally, adverb
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  • She wears a mural crown, that is, a crown whose rim is carved in the form of towers and battlements.

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