crown gate

noun

Definition of crown gate

: the head gate (as of a lock of a canal)

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First Known Use of crown gate

1772, in the meaning defined above

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“Crown gate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crown%20gate. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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