[kres-it] /ˈkrɛs ɪt/
a metal cup or basket often mounted on a pole or suspended from above, containing oil, pitch, a rope steeped in rosin, etc., burned as a light or beacon.
(history) a metal basket mounted on a pole in which oil or pitch was burned for illumination
[kres-i-duh] /ˈkrɛs ɪ də/ noun 1. (in medieval adaptations of the story of the Trojan wars) a Trojan woman portrayed as the lover of Troilus, whom she deserts for Diomedes. /ˈkrɛsɪdə/ noun 1. (in medieval adaptations of the story of Troy) a lady who deserts her Trojan lover Troilus for the Greek Diomedes
[kres-ee] /ˈkrɛs i/ noun 1. (def 1). /ˈkrɛsɪ/ noun 1. (rare) the former English name for Crécy
[krest] /krɛst/ noun 1. the highest part of a hill or mountain range; summit. 2. the head or top of anything. 3. a ridge or ridgelike formation. 4. the foamy top of a wave. 5. the point of highest flood, as of a river. 6. the highest point or level; climax; culmination. 7. a tuft […]
- Cresta run
/ˈkrɛstə/ noun 1.