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crown prince

a male heir apparent to a throne.
Origin of crown prince
First recorded in 1785-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She was introduced as the lady-companion of the crown prince's daughter.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • Royalties were quite as much in her line as they were in the crown prince's.

    Long Live the King Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The crown prince, however, experienced not the least self-contentment.

    Old Fritz and the New Era Louise Muhlbach
  • This dog, his boon companion, he would present to the crown prince.

    Long Live the King Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The crown prince early began to hate the form of government which had brought so much humiliation to his parents.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
British Dictionary definitions for crown prince

crown prince

the male heir to a sovereign throne
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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