coronet

Part of speech: noun

An inferior crown, denoting noble rank less than sovereign.

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Usage examples "coronet":

  1. He offers to turn the current of a Republican's brain, by resting a coronet on his forehead for just five seconds. - "Sandra Belloni by George Meredith, v1", George Meredith.
  2. " The coronet," said Lupin. - "Arsene Lupin", Edgar Jepson Maurice Leblanc.
  3. Lilias saw that his colour had risen, as much as if he had to make a speech himself, and he earnestly examined the coronet on his fork, while every other eye was fixed on the Marquis. - "Scenes and Characters", Charlotte M. Yonge.