Webster 1913 Edition
Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen; regal;
royalpower or prerogative;
Noble; generous; magnificent; princely.
How doth that
royalmerchant, good Antonio?
Under the patronage of royality; holding a charter granted by the sovereign;
RoyalAcademy of Arts; the
the classic laurel (–
Golden eagle, under
the handsome fern–
Osmunda regalis. See
the mast next above the topgallant mast and usually the highest on a square-rigged vessel. The royal yard and royal sail are attached to the royal mast.–
an old name for gold.–
a magnificent West Indian palm tree (–
Oreodoxa regia), lately discovered also in Florida.
an intense violet color, verging toward blue.–
a large, crested American tern (–
the touching of a diseased person by the hand of a king, with the view of restoring to health; – formerly extensively practiced, particularly for the scrofula, or king’s evil.
Syn. – Kingly; regal; monarchical; imperial; kinglike; princely; august; majestic; superb; splendid; illustrious; noble; magnanimous.
Printing and writing papers of particular sizes. See under
A small sail immediately above the topgallant sail.
One of the upper or distal branches of an antler, as the third and fourth tynes of the antlers of a stag.
A small mortar.
One of the soldiers of the first regiment of foot of the British army, formerly called the Royals, and supposed to be the oldest regular corps in Europe; – now called the Royal Scots.
An old English coin. See
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Kingly; pertaining to a king; regal; as royal power or prerogative; a royal garden; royal domains; the royal family.
2.Becoming a king; magnificent; as royal state.
How doth that royal merchant, good Antonio?
1.A large kind of paper. It is used as a noun or an adjective.
2.Among seamen, a small sail spread immediately above the top-gallant-sail; sometimes termed the top-gallant-royal.
3.One of the shoots of a stag's head.
4.In artillery, a small mortar.
5.In England, one of the soldiers of the first regiment of foot, called the royals, and supposed to be the oldest regular corps in Europe.