Definition of well-crested in US English:

well-crested

adjective

  • Having a large or fine crest; (in earliest use figurative) proud, high-spirited.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in James Howell (?1594–1666), historian and political writer. From well + crested.

Pronunciation

well-crested

/ˌwɛlˈkrɛstɪd/