Definitions

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  • n. A king who has sovereignty over inferior kings or ruling princes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A king who has sovereignty over inferior kings or ruling princes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A king holding sway over several petty kings or princes.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ king

Examples

  • By this point Edwin is a paranoid overking who uses anyone and anything to hand to extend and strengthen his position.

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  • Edwin is approaching his zenith as overking of the Angles.

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  • If you're the English overking tallying up your tribute you probably think it's English, but if you live there and British law and custom is applied by a guy who speaks British, you probably think it's British - and both of you are equally right.

    A Bishop of Chester?

  • Also, if the local ruler was 'British' but answered to an 'English' overking, does the area count as British or English?

    A Bishop of Chester?

  • The overking then rested his cold gaze upon Claria.

    Song of Time

  • That's how he got to be overking, actually. | ust don't panic when we get to the top; I'll take care of it.

    Song of Time

  • "But perhaps you think you are serious, I see," the overking continued.

    Song of Time

  • Struggling to break from the whirlpool's currents, the overking slung two kraits and a copperhead from his arms, screaming in circles of terror.

    Song of Time

  • The overking, Rotapan-his name means 'One-lip' in orcish, but never, never, call him that-has had it made into a staff.

    Song of Time

  • The client code may independently track the bitmaps passed to the static control, but if it does not check and release the bitmaps returned from STM_SETIMAGE messages, the bitmaps are leaked. tkoi you mentioned this some time ago and Im sorry for overking ths as this is obviously a priority change to the library.

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