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Definitions of queen

  1. To play the queen. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To act the part of a queen. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To make a queen (or other piece, at the player's discretion) of by moving it to the eighth row; as, to queen a pawn. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. become a queen, as of a chess pawn Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. To make a queen of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. a female sovereign ruler Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a competitor who holds a preeminent position Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. female cat Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. especially large and only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring sired by only a few males Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. (chess) the most powerful chess piece Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. the wife or widow of a king Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. (chess) the most powerful piece Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind; "Paris is the queen of cities"; "the queen of ocean liners" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. become a queen; "her pawn queened" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  18. A woman who is the sovereign of a kingdom; a female monarch; as, Elizabeth, queen of England; Mary, queen of Scots. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. The fertile, or fully developed, female of social bees, ants, and termites. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. The most powerful, and except the king the most important, piece in a set of chessmen. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A playing card bearing the picture of a queen; as, the queen of spades. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. A male homosexual, esp. one who is effeminate or dresses in women's clothing. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A woman eminent in power or attractions; the highest of her kind; as, a queen in society; - also used figuratively of cities, countries, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. A female sovereign, or woman who rules in her own right; the wife of a king; a gifted woman who is a natural leader; as, a social queen; the only perfect female of a swarm of bees (queen bee) or a colony of ants; a playing card on which is a picture of a queen; a piece in chess; the best or chief of her kind. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  25. The wife of a king: a female sovereign: the best or chief of her kind. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. The wife of a king; female sovereign. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. The wife of a king; a female sovereign of a kingdom; a woman preeminent in a given sphere. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. The most powerful piece in chess. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. The female of ants, bees, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. The consort of a king; a female sovereign; the sovereign of a swarm of bees; the chief of her class; a playing card; a piece in chess. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. The wife of a king; a female sovereign; the highest of her kind. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  32. Queenly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for queen

  1. You were sent for; and there is a kind of confession in your looks, which your modesties have not craft enough to colour: I know the good king and queen have sent for you. – Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  2. And what do you desire to- day of the queen mother?" – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
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