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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of scepter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bearing a scepter; accompanied with a scepter; hence, pertaining to royalty; regal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. invested with legal power or official authority especially as symbolized by having a scepter
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And if the United States should upset mighty England in the teams opening match on Saturday, I can only imagine that throughout that sceptered isle, both sex and housework will be forgotten.
Geoff Miller, your prognosis for this sceptered Isle is dark indeed.
Hey, Phil, I think you'll find they are called 'full stops' here in our sceptered Isle.
Of course, it's a combination of the fact that the book costs too much anyway and that postage to ship from my printer to your green and sceptered-isle is likewise.
Sadly, the book prizes are restricted to residents of the British isles, but as a compensation a further 3 correct entries from outwith these sceptered isles will receive a nifty wee promotional-type gewgaw currently to be decided upon.
On the other hand, Carroll would look totally powerful with that sceptered orb she's been craving.
"Polls are palm readings for the political class, seances for the sceptered ..."
Polls are palm readings for the political class, seances for the sceptered ...
(Ad Æn.ii. 632), stood the simulacre of a bearded Aphrodite with feminine body and costume, sceptered and mitred like a man.
We did focus groups up and down the sceptered isle, from way up in York, where you can barely understand what the hell they're saying, down to Kent, where they are slightly more intelligible.