crown with

crown (someone or something) with (something)

1. Literally, to adorn one's head with a crown. The headmaster crowned the May Queen with roses during the ceremony.
2. By extension, to top something with something. What do you want the architect to crown the column with?
3. To hit one violently in the head. The clerk crowned the armed robber with a baseball bat.
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crown someone with something

 
1. Lit. to place a crown on someone's head. They crowned the prince with the heavily jeweled royal crown.
2. Fig. to strike someone on the head with something. She crowned him with a skillet. The carpenter crowned himself with a board he knocked loose.
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crown something with something

Fig. to place something on the very top of something. (As if crowning royalty.) The chef crowned the cake with golden icing.
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After tracking down the crown winner and reuniting the crown with its winner they decided to return it to a school in Llanelli.
Native New Yorker Allison Hunter Williams, an executive news producer, steps out in this rich ebony "Beatrice" crown with silk fabric trim and oversized feathers, by Carmen R.
Peacock, their feathers ruffled, came back at Crown with a vengeance, testing the defence and forcing Crown keeper Ross Evans to make several saves.