'kwɪːnlɪnɪs n. regalness, majesty, stateliness; quality of being fit for a queen

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  • Queenliness — Queen li*ness, n. The quality of being queenly; the; characteristic of a queen; stateliness; eminence among women in attractions or power. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • queenliness — noun see queenly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • queenliness — See queenly. * * * …   Universalium

  • queenliness — queen·li·ness …   English syllables

  • queenliness — ˈkwēnlēnə̇s, lin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being queenly …   Useful english dictionary

  • queenly — queenliness, n. /kween lee/, adj., queenlier, queenliest, adv. adj. 1. belonging or proper to a queen: queenly propriety. 2. befitting, or suggestive of, a queen: queenly grace. adv. 3. in a queenly manner. [1530 40; QUEEN + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Queenhood — Queen hood, n. The state, personality, or character of a queen; queenliness. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • queenly — adjective (queenlier; est) Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, or befitting a queen 2. having royal rank 3. monarchical • queenliness noun • queenly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • MARIE ANTOINETTE —    queen of France, fourth daughter of Maria Theresa; was married in 1770 to the dauphin of France, who in 1774 succeeded to the throne as Louis XVI.; was a beautiful woman, but indiscreet in her behaviour; had made herself unpopular and impotent …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • queen — noun 1》 the female ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits the position by right of birth.     ↘(also queen consort) a king s wife.     ↘a woman or girl holding the most important position in a festival or event. 2》 a woman or… …   English new terms dictionary

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