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Definitions of king

  1. To supply with a king; to make a king of; to raise to royalty. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To supply with a king or to make royal. King at arms, an officer whose business is to direct the heralds, preside at their chapters, and to have the jurisdiction of armory. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. (checkers) a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a competitor who holds a preeminent position Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. United States Baptist minister and charismatic civil rights leader who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom Wordnet Dictionary DB
  10. preeminence in a particular category or group or field; "the lion is the king of beasts" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. A Chinese musical instrument, consisting of resonant stones or metal plates, arranged according to their tones in a frame of wood, and struck with a hammer. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A chief ruler; a sovereign; one invested with supreme authority over a nation, country, or tribe, usually by hereditary succession; a monarch; a prince. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. One who, or that which, holds a supreme position or rank; a chief among competitors; as, a railroad king; a money king; the king of the lobby; the king of beasts. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A playing card having the picture of a king; as, the king of diamonds. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. The chief piece in the game of chess. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. A crowned man in the game of draughts. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. The title of two historical books in the Old Testament. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A male sovereign or ruler; in chess, cards, etc., a piece or card representing a king. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. The chief ruler of a nation: a monarch: a card having the picture of a king: the most important piece in chess:-fem. QUEEN. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. KINGLESS, KINGLIKE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. A monarch; sovereign. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  22. The sovereign male ruler of a kingdom; a leader; chief; head. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. The chief ruler or sovereign of a nation; the monarch; the chief; a card having the picture of a king; the chief piece in the game of chess. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  24. The ruler of a nation; a sovereign. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for king

  1. He then had everything done for them that a just king could do. – Fifty Fabulous Fables by Lida Brown McMurry
  2. Since then the country is without a King – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
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