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- n. A kinglet; a petty king or ruler.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as kinglet, 1.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A little king; a kinglet.
Accordingly you perceive, that in the Jewish history all is miracle; from the creation of Adam, and the formation of Eve, who was made of one of the ribs of Adam, to the time of the insignificant kingling Saul.
Now a certain kingling who lived near, learning that one of the disciples of the man of God had come thither, sent him flesh and ale by a servant.
He had been exiled from his native Castile and, after serving now this and now that Moorish kingling in his wars against his neighbours, Rodrigo had been able to take Valencia from the infidels and establish himself there as an independent ruler.
"So we have got another kingling on our hands," he exclaimed mockingly.
He was far from foreseeing what trouble he was to have for eighteen years to come, in getting that kingling and his troops off his hands.
How he would chuckle to behold globes and seas, and empires, fall into such irreverend antics because some poor earthling, be he kingling or common sodling, goes into desuetude, either by the operation of natural laws, or the sharp application of steel or shot!
Having a kind and sympathetic nature. levy v. To impose and collect by force or threat of force. kingling n.