from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The crown-antler of a stag. See cut under
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) One of the terminal branches or divisions of the beam of the antler of the stag or other large deer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun the fifth
tineof an antler's beam
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sur- + royal
Held to the spot by this display of headgear you contemplate it in all its branches, -- main-beam, brow-tine, bes-tine, royal and surroyal, -- they are all beautifully named.