Any currency (originally) issued by the crown (regal power) and often bearing a crown (headdress); various currencies known by similar names in their native languages, such as the koruna, kruna, krone, korona.
To lay the ends of the strands of (a knot) over and under each other.
being about to take a poop (usually trying to hold it in, derived from obstetric use: metaphor of "giving birth" to solid poo)
From Middle English coroune, croune, crowne, from Anglo-Norman coroune, curune, corone (French couronne), from Latin corōna ("garland, crown, wreath"), from Ancient Greek κορώνη. corona, koruna, krone, and krona. Displaced Middle English beigh, biȝ, from
Old English bēag ("crown, garland, necklace").
So called because originally watermarked with a crown.
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