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Meaning of "crown and anchor" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CROWN AND ANCHOR

crown and anchor play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CROWN AND ANCHOR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crown and anchor is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CROWN AND ANCHOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

crown and anchor

Crown and Anchor

Crown and Anchor is a simple dice game, traditionally played for gambling purposes by sailors in the Royal Navy, and also in the British merchant and fishing fleets.

Definition of crown and anchor in the English dictionary

The definition of crown and anchor in the dictionary is a game played with dice marked with crowns and anchors.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CROWN AND ANCHOR

crown cap
crown colony
Crown corporation
crown court
Crown Derby
crown estate
crown ether
crown glass
crown graft
crown green
crown green bowling
crown imperial
crown jewel
crown jewels
crown land
crown lands
crown law
crown lens

WORDS THAT END LIKE CROWN AND ANCHOR

anchor
at anchor
cast anchor
disanchor
drag anchor
drift anchor
egg and anchor
ichor
isochor
parachor
petrichor
ride at anchor
sea anchor
sheet anchor
unanchor
up-anchor
weigh anchor

Synonyms and antonyms of crown and anchor in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «crown and anchor» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CROWN AND ANCHOR

Find out the translation of crown and anchor to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crown and anchor from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crown and anchor» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

冠和锚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

corona y ancla
570 millions of speakers

English

crown and anchor
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ताज और लंगर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التاج و مرساة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Корона и якорь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Crown and Anchor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মুকুট এবং নোঙ্গর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Crown and Anchor
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mahkota dan sauh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Krone und Anker
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

王冠とアンカー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

왕관과 앵커
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Makutha lan jangkar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vương miện và neo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிரீடம் மற்றும் நங்கூரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुकुट आणि अँकर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Taç ve çapa
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Crown and Anchor
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Korona i kotwica
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Корона і якір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

coroană și ancora
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στέμμα και άγκυρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kroon en anker
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kronan och ankare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

krone og anker
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crown and anchor

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CROWN AND ANCHOR»

The term «crown and anchor» is regularly used and occupies the 93.928 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CROWN AND ANCHOR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crown and anchor

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CROWN AND ANCHOR»

Discover the use of crown and anchor in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crown and anchor and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Everyday Probability and Statistics: Health, Elections, ...
Crown and Anchor Crown and Anchor is a dice game that was once popular with sailors in the British Navy. It was played with three dice, each of which had on its six faces a crown, an anchor and the symbols for the card suits: club, diamond, ...
M. M. Woolfson, 2012
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A Letter on the Meeting at the Crown and Anchor Tavern 14th ...
A L E 'T T E R ' on THE ' MIEETING AT THE CROWN AND ANCHOR TAVERN, ON THE FOURTEENTH OF JULY, 1791, 0 I'OR Till PURPOSE OF CELIBRATXNG l THE ANNIVERSARY OF fTHE REVOLUTION IN FRANCE. ADDRESSED TO ...
Rice HUGHES, 1791
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Radical Spaces: Venues of Popular Politics in London, 1790 - ...
Despite some caricaturists' attempts to associate the Crown and Anchor with devilry, subterfuge and sedition, the prominence of the tavern in the visual culture of the period helped ascribe it a legitimate, if not always celebrated, place on the  ...
Christina Parolin, 2010
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A full report of the speeches of Sir Francis Burdett at the ...
SPEECHES AT THE CROWN and ANCHOR. First Dinnei — July 26. ON the 26th of July a numerous and respectable party of the friends of Sir Francis Burdett ' dined at the Crown and Anchor tavern — Lord William Russel in the Chair.
Sir Francis Burdett, 1804
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The History of Signboards: From the Earliest Times to the ...
Crown and Anchor, 103. Crown and Can, 106. Crown and Column, 103. Crown and Cushion. 102. Crown and Dove, 105. Crown and Fan, 105. Crown and Glove , 102. Crown and Halbert, 106 Crown and Harp, 126. Crown and Leek, 126.
Jacob Larwood, John Camden Hotten, 1867
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Pigot and co.'s national commercial directory for 1828-9, ...
Stead, Blackfiiars st Crown and Anchor, Tlios. Bake Hilton street Crown and Anchor, Joshua Lodge, 51 Water street, Bridge street Crown & Anchor, Joseph Luuib, 76 Oldham st Crown and Anchor, Robert Swyer, 11 Cateaton st [Lg. Millgate ...
Pigot James and co, 1828
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Sober Men and True: Sailor Lives in the Royal Navy, 1900-1945
was a crooked game, sailors kept playing crown and anchor in the hope that they could outsmart the banker and figure out which way the dice in play were loaded before he switched them.24 Chief Petty Officer James Cox said that there was ...
Christopher McKee, 2002
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The Law Times Reports: Containing All the Cases Argued and ...
s mark, and at the same time should be able to indicate the quality of iron of which their crown and anchor wire was made. They submitted that the pit. had no right to adopt an anchor as a trade-mark to the exclusion of other manufacturers who ...
9
Liberty and property preserved against Republicans and ...
A collection of tracts, recommended to perusal at the present crisis. Part the first. To which are prefixed the proceedings of the Society for preserving liberty and property against Republicans and Levellers, at the Crown and Anchor, in the ...
Association for Preserving Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers (London, England), 1793
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Colburn's United Service Magazine and Naval and Military Journal
:-Chief Petty Oflicers—Crown and anchor, encircled with laurel ; First Class Petty Ofiicers-Crown and Cross anchor ; Second Class Petty Oflicers—-Crown and anchor ; Leading S8i1IIl8I1—-tlle anchor. On a blue frock the badge is to be white , ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CROWN AND ANCHOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crown and anchor is used in the context of the following news items.
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Royal Caribbean begins selling onboard internet packages online
It is not clear if the prices shown include any Crown and Anchor Society member discounts or if discounts can be applied to the price. Typically ... «Royal Caribbean Blog, Jul 15»
2
Gambling revenues surge in Alberta, while province weighs online …
That's revenue,” said Kevin Cook, who on Saturday took a seat at the Stampede midway for a game of Crown and Anchor. “But there are social ... «Calgary Herald, Jul 15»
3
Boats, Bears and Broadway
The Crown and Anchor has scheduled a variety of special performers for the week, including Leslie Jordan, Armistead Maupin, country singer ... «provincetown.com, Jul 15»
4
Framlingham business veteran calls times on 45-year career
... trade with local companies, before setting up his own flooring business and then opening his first shop in Crown and Anchor Lane during the ... «Diss Express, Jul 15»
5
Bear Week in Provincetown
The Vault is a small bar within the large Crown and Anchor bar complex. It is also dark and intimate. Expect to get groped here. Perhaps by me. «Daily Xtra, Jul 15»
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Jennifer Holliday Returns to P-Town for Three Shows at the Crown
Don't miss this Tony and Grammy Award winner's big soulful voice that is sure to blow the roof off of the Crown and Anchor this Fourth of July ... «EDGE Boston, Jul 15»
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Jennifer Holliday on Her 'Third Act' at Provincetown
Fans can catch Jennifer Holliday at the Paramount at the Crown and Anchor in Provincetown this weekend, July 5th through July 7th at 8pm. «Broadway World, Jul 15»
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Voyage of the Glacier aptly-named
Until recently, you had to sail on Royal Caribbean once before you became a member of the Crown and Anchor Society, the line's loyalty ... «Canada.com, Jul 15»
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Royal Caribbean to begin selling onboard internet packages before …
It is also not clear yet how members of Royal Caribbean's customer loyalty program, Crown and Anchor Society, can apply their discount ... «Royal Caribbean Blog, Jul 15»
10
Fourth of July Sparkle!
On July 2nd, the Crown and Anchor begins their Independence 2015 series, featuring eight straight nights of dance parties, an afternoon pool ... «provincetown.com, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Crown and anchor [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crown-and-anchor>. May 2019 ».
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