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. When the strange man came closer, I crowned him 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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This popular style of the '20s and '30s fits snugly on the head and features a deep crown with no brim.
Kinross' registration statement on Form F-4 and any other documents filed or to be filed by Kinross or Crown with the SEC, are available free of charge at the SEC's website at http://www.
The proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant materials, and any other documents to be filed by Kinross or Crown with the SEC, are available free of charge at the SEC's website at http://www.
When available, the definitive Proxy Statement/Prospectus will be mailed to Crown shareholders and it, together with other relevant materials and documents filed by Kinross or Crown with the SEC, will be available free of charge at the SEC's website at http://www.
When available, the proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant materials, and any other documents to be filed by Kinross or Crown with the SEC, will be available free of charge at the SEC's website at http://www.
The proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant materials, and any other documents filed by Kinross or Crown with the SEC, may be obtained free of charge at the SEC's website at www.
This registration statement and any other documents filed by Kinross or Crown with the SEC, are available free of charge at the SEC's website at http://www.
This registraton statement and any other documents filed by Kinross or Crown with the SEC, are available free of charge at the SEC's Web site at http://www.
Furthermore, we believe approval by the Court of the Plan will provide Crown with a strong balance sheet, with no required cash outlays for interest payments for the next four and a half years.