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king

noun authority, bigwig, boss, chief, chieftain, commander, czar, dictator, director, emperor, executive, governor, head, head honcho, high chief, imperator, leader, lord, magnate, majesty, master, monarch, overlord, paraaount lord, patriarch, person who is reported to, power, royal personage, ruler, superior

KING. The chief magistrate of a kingdom, vested usually with the executive power.
     2. The following table of the reigns of English and British kings and queens, commencing with the Reports, is added, to assist the student in many points of chronology.


     Accession. Henry III................ 1216 Edward I................. 1272 Edward II................ 1307 Edward III............... 1307 Richard II............... 1377 Henry IV................. 1399 Henry V.................. 1413 Henry VI................. 1422 Edward IV................ 1461 Edward V................. 1483 Richard III.............. 1483 Henry VII................ 1485 Henry VIII............... 1509 Edward VI................ 1547 Mary..................... 1553 Elizabeth................ 1558 James I.................. 1603 Charles I................ 1625 Charles II............... 1660 James II................. 1685 William III.............. 1689 Anne..................... 1702 George I................. 1714 George II................ 1727 George III............... 1760 George IV................ 1820 William IV............... 1830 Victoria................. 1837

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Dian is the daughter of kings, though her father is no longer king since the sadok tossed him and Jubal the Ugly One wrested his kingship from him.
Van Horn had paid the money where it was due; Nau-hau, by virtue of kingship, had robbed Sati's father of Sati's labour before Van Horn's eyes.
It is in accordance with this principle that Aristotle holds that kingship is the proper form of government when there is in the state one man of transcendent virtue.
They grew excited, and it looked like trouble for a while; but Big Alec asserted his kingship and quelled them.
Speaking on Monday as keynote speaker at the international conference on the Alaafin in Yoruba History, Culture, and Political Power Relations at Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo town in Oyo State explained that kingships can be used to teach comparative histories of kings, kingdoms, and empires.