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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

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

There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love - every man works his oar voluntarily!
Saint Francis de Sales

When you look at Prince Charles, don't you think that someone in the Royal family knew someone in the Royal family?
Robin Williams

A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
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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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