from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The artful exercise of power by a king.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The skills needed to rule effectively as a king.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The craft of kings; the art of governing as a sovereign; royal policy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The craft or occupation of kings; the art of kingly government; royal polity or policy.
king + -craft. (Wiktionary)