Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To crown; to make one a priest.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In old records. To give the tonsure, which was done on the crown or in the form of a crown; to make a man a priest. Cowell.
    —Coronare filium. To make one's son a priest. Homo coronatus was one who had received the first tonsure, as preparatory to superior orders, and the tonsure was in form of a corona, or crown of thorns. Cowell.