[ king-hoo d ]
/ ˈkɪŋ hʊd /


the state of being king; kingship.

Origin of kinghood

First recorded in 1300–50, kinghood is from the Middle English word kinghod. See king, -hood Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for kinghood

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

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

    The Victorian Age|William Ralph Inge
  • Kinghood is equally necessary in Greek dynasty, and in Gothic.

    Val d'Arno|John Ruskin