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kinghood

[king-hoo d] /ˈkɪŋ hʊd/
noun
1.
the state of being king; kingship.
Origin of kinghood
1300-1350
First recorded in 1300-50, kinghood is from the Middle English word kinghod. See king, -hood
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  • In Louis, surely, if in any one, the majesty of kinghood is represented.

    The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh William Makepeace Thackeray
  • kinghood is equally necessary in Greek dynasty, and in Gothic.

    Val d'Arno John Ruskin
  • He admits the story, but depicts Arthur as the flower of kinghood, ‘Rex quondam rexque futurus.’

    The Victorian Age

    William Ralph Inge

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