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Definition of Royal

Royal

  1. A royal spade.
  2. Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen; regal; as, royal power or prerogative; royal domains; the royal family; royal state.
  3. Noble; generous; magnificent; princely.
  4. Under the patronage of royality; holding a charter granted by the sovereign; as, the Royal Academy of Arts; the Royal Society.
  5. Printing and writing papers of particular sizes. See under paper, n.
  6. A small sail immediately above the topgallant sail.
  7. One of the upper or distal branches of an antler, as the third and fourth tynes of the antlers of a stag.
  8. A small mortar.
  9. One of the soldiers of the first regiment of foot of the British army, formerly called the Royals, and supposed to be the oldest regular corps in Europe; -- now called the Royal Scots.
  10. An old English coin. See Rial.

Royal Quotations

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.
Sigmund Freud

In the past, people were born royal. Nowadays, royalty comes from what you do.
Gianni Versace

I met my darling wife Wilnelia in 1980 when we were on the judging panel for the Miss World contest at the Royal Albert Hall. With two ex-wives and five daughters, I thought I wouldn't be involved with anyone for a long time - if ever. Winnie was so gorgeous, my jaw dropped - and it's a big jaw to drop.
Bruce Forsyth

One day, out of irritation, I said, you know all of those years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, all those years of playing kings and princes and speaking black verse, and bestriding the landscape of England was nothing but a preparation for sitting in the captain's chair of the Enterprise.
Patrick Stewart

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Dale Carnegie
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Royal Translations

royal in Dutch is vorstelijk, koninklijk
royal in French is royal
royal in Italian is reale
royal in Latin is regalis, regius
royal in Portuguese is real
royal in Spanish is real
royal in Swedish is kunglig
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