kingcraft

[ king-kraft, -krahft ]
/ ˈkɪŋˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft /

noun

the art of ruling as king; royal statesmanship.

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Origin of kingcraft

First recorded in 1635–45; king + craft
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British Dictionary definitions for kingcraft

kingcraft
/ (ˈkɪŋˌkrɑːft) /

noun

archaic the art of ruling as a king, esp by diplomacy and cunning
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