Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of having no king: used by Carlyle to denote a state of anarchy.

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Examples

  • And everywhere the people, or the populace, take their own government upon themselves; and open "kinglessness," what we call _anarchy_, -- how happy if it be anarchy _plus_ a street-constable!

    Latter-Day Pamphlets

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