from The Century Dictionary.
- To remove the queen bee from (a colony).
- To divest of the dignity of queen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To divest of the rank or authority of queen.
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- verb transitive To
divestof the rankor authorityof queen.
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Painful as it was to me to know myself unaffected by it, it was exquisite grief to me to have her unqueen herself before my eyes.
Anne's enemies either invented stories against her, or made the worst of some foolish, unlady-like, and unqueen-like things she had said and done, so that the king thought she wished for his death.