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Kingly, adj. 1) royal, of royal rank, pertaining to a king: “k. poor flout,” LLL V, 2, 269 (poor mockery of a king). “thy k. hand,” All's II, 1, 196. Per. IV, 1, 55. “my k. guest,” Wint. III, 2, 167. “a k. eye,” John V, 1, 47. Hml. IV, 7, 45. “sway,” R2 IV, 206. “thy k. doom,” V, 6, 23. “the k. couch,” H4B III, 1, 16. “I give thee k. thanks,” H6A V, 3, 163. “my k. throne,” H6C I, 1, 124. “by your k. leave,” II, 2, 63. “k. sepulchres,” V, 2, 20. “the k. government,” R3 III, 7, 132. title, 239 (Ff royal). “glory,” IV, 4, 371. “dignity,” H8 II, 4, 227. “his k. ears,” Troil. I, 3, 219. “crown,” Caes. III, 2, 101. “seal,” Ant. III, 13, 125. “patient,” Per. V, 1, 71.
2) like a king, becoming a king: “flat treason 'gainst the k. state of youth,” LLL IV, 3, 293. “a king, woe's slave, shall k. woe obey,” R2 III, 2, 210. “her almost k. dukedoms,” H5 I, 2, 227. “more k. in my thoughts,” H6B V, 1, 29. “the k. lion,” H6C V, 7, 11. “the k. crowned head,” Cor. I, 1, 119.
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