from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The male heir to the British throne.
- n. Used as the title for the male heir to the British throne, conferred by the sovereign.
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- proper n. A royal title given to the heir apparent to the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the oldest son of the English sovereign.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the male heir apparent of the British sovereign
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King George V had died — the air-minded Prince of Wales became king and a year later was to abdicate.
The Prince of Wales dug the first furrow in the greens of the Royal Golf Club with his own hand so that carrots could be grown there for the orphans in London.
The King was very ill in 1788 and certain elements tried to have the Prince of Wales installed as regent, but the King recovered and Georgy-Porgy failed to lift himself out of his mire of debt.
The first of the transports and storeships had sailed in May, and Alexander, Friendship, Prince of Wales and Borrowdale were due to sail halfway through July.
Reinforcements would be sent; the old battleships Queen and Implacable were already on their way; London and Prince of Wales would follow soon; the French admiralty was sending the battleship Henri IV to replace the lost Bouvet.
The queen always gave a banquet at Osborne House; the Prince of Wales entertained at the Royal Yacht Club.
The Prince of Wales stepp'd forth before the king,
Alexander, Friendship, Prince of Wales and Borrowdale sail direct for England about the middle of July, I hear, so give your letters to one of them.
He always held his grandmother in awe; Uncle Bertie, the Prince of Wales and future King Edward VII, stirred mixed feelings.
The old battleship Prince of Wales was coaling in Portland harbor when a bugle sounded.