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  • n. Plural form of throne.

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Examples

  • No one could ask for a better companion or pet, even if he is occasionally a cowardly and cringing fellow, and quite entitled about his soft "thrones" - as can be seen in this picture from Meredith's room.

    May 2009

  • But even where none are common there may still be degrees in rarity, and by the side of this general refreshment room was a smaller tent carpeted with Oriental rugs, and having inside it some half-dozen chairs, and two seats which can only be described as thrones, for Lady Ambermere or Olga

    Queen Lucia

  • Heaven and earth and all that is m them (1Ch 29: 11; Ne 9: 6; Re 10: 6). invisible -- the world of spirits. thrones, or dominions -- lordships: the thrones are the greater of the two. principalities, or powers -- rather, "rules, or authorities": the former are stronger than the latter (compare Note, see on [2402] Eph 1: 21).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • From that time also the Apostles have sat upon twelve thrones, that is, over all Christians; for every Christian who receives the word of

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Matthew

  • Madame, from that evening, achieved and enjoyed a success capable of bewildering all not born to those altitudes termed thrones; which, in spite of their elevation, are sheltered from such giddiness.

    Ten Years Later

  • Five chartaks on each side of the thrones were allotted for the convenience of the court; the rest were filled by the different trades of the city.

    Chapter 8 - Part VIII

  • The Seraphim, Cherubim, and the thrones are the first in the hierarchy and are considered to be heavenly counselors.

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  • Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones came out in Dec 2005, so it most likely wouldn't be skewing the recent upward trend in "thrones" related searches.

    7 ft actor rumored to be auditioning for Thrones

  • Although the pope is moved about in elaborately constructed "thrones," if he should fall, he no longer has the reflexes or strength to stop himself crashing onto the floor.

    'PRECIOUS' SUFFERING

  • These holy souls are in the presence of God seated on their own thrones, meaning that they reign eternally.

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  • ... under thee as Head Supream

    Thrones, Princedoms, Powers, Dominions I reduce ...

    Milton, Paradise Lost III

    December 18, 2006