cresting

Definition of cresting

 (Entry 1 of 2)

present participle of crest entry 2

cresting

noun
crest·​ing | \ ˈkre-stiŋ How to pronounce cresting (audio) \
plural crestings

Definition of cresting (Entry 2 of 2)

: a decorative edging or railing (as on pottery or furniture)

First Known Use of cresting

Noun

1862, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cresting was in 1862

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crest fern

cresting

crest line

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“Cresting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cresting. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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