crest-fallen (adj.) Old form(s): Crest-falne
humbled, abashed, shamed
2H6 IV.i.59[Suffolk to Lieutenant, of their previous status] Remember it and let it make thee crest-fallen
R2 I.i.188[Bolingbroke to King Richard] Shall I seem crest-fallen in my father's sight?
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