Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being kingly; kingliness; kingship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun King-liness.

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  • noun kingliness

Etymologies

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kingly +‎ -hood

Examples

  • One day as he had mounted his horse; and, in the eminence of his kinglihood, was riding amidst his Emirs and Wazirs and the Grandees of his realm his eye fell upon his old neighbour, the Envier, who stood afoot on his path; so he turned to one of his Ministers, and said, “Bring hither that man and cause him no affright.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • One day as he had mounted his horse; and, in the eminence of his kinglihood, was riding amidst his Emirs and Wazirs and the Grandees of his realm his eye fell upon his old neighbour, the Envier, who stood afoot on his path; so he turned to one of his Ministers, and said, "Bring hither that man and cause him no affright."

    Arabian nights. English

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