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kinghood

[ king-hood ]

noun

  1. the state of being king; kingship.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of kinghood1

First recorded in 1300–50, kinghood is from the Middle English word kinghod. See king, -hood

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Example Sentences

He admits the story, but depicts Arthur as the flower of kinghood, ‘Rex quondam rexque futurus.’

Kinghood is equally necessary in Greek dynasty, and in Gothic.

In Louis, surely, if in any one, the majesty of kinghood is represented.

To serve her in her need, Amaldi felt, would confer kinghood of spirit.

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