American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The eldest daughter of a British sovereign, who has had the title conferred on her for life by the sovereign.
- n. Used as the title for such a woman.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the eldest daughter of a sovereign.
- n. the eldest daughter of a British sovereign
“The fichus in silk embroidery of H.R. H. the princess royal form the beautiful head-dress and mantle of the costume worn by the peasants on the Island of L'Amerger.”
“A crowning interest in the exhibit is found in the painting of roses and lilies by Her Majesty Queen Louise; artistic embroidery and illuminated parchment by the princess royal of Denmark; three water-colors by Her Royal Highness Princess Woldersov, and the exquisite ebony frame designed and executed by Miss Hawkins in the highest style of workmanship.”
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