from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire (962-1806), of Austria (1806-1918), or of Germany (1871-1918).
- n. Used as the title for such a man.
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- proper n. the German Emperor, often specifically Wilhelm II
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The ancient title of emperors of Germany assumed by King William of Prussia when crowned sovereign of the new German empire in 1871.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An emperor. Compare Cæsar
- n. [Recent, G.] The emperor of Germany (or of Austria).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the title of the Holy Roman Emperors or the emperors of Austria or of Germany until 1918
German, from Middle High German keiser, from Old High German keisar, from Latin Caesar; see caesar.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From German Kaiser ("emperor"). (Wiktionary)