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PRINCE. In a general sense, a sovereign the ruler of a nation or state. The son of a king or emperor, or the issue of a royal family; as, princes of the blood. The chief of any body of men.
     2. By a clause inserted in policies of insurance, the insurer is liable for all losses occasioned by "arrest or detainment of all kings, princes, and people, of what nation, condition, or quality soever." 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1218.

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7) Sibilant-final stems plus suffix -ship (data from Lehnert 1971) (5) justiceship noviceship acquaintanceship princeship hush-ship princess-ship burgessship mistress-ship
There have been some nasty vibes between Downing Street and the royal residence at St James' Palace since his Princeship started fighting back against Mr Blair's plans to dumb-down the Monarchy and - I hear - eventually bring it under the control of a Government department.
From her analysis, "Comedy, Machiavelli's Letters, and His Imaginary Republics," Machiavelli emerges as one who delights in his imagination of theoretical conquests and princeship, and ultimately becomes, through the imaginative exercise of his comic art, "a founding prince of imaginary republics and the educator of those who with the wisdom he teaches may be the founders of actual regimes" (59).