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prince consort

noun
  1. a prince who is the husband of a reigning female sovereign.
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Origin of prince consort

First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for prince consort

Historical Examples

  • The interment of the prince-consort took place on the thirteenth of November.

    Agnes Strickland's Queens of England, Vol. II. (of III)

    Rosalie Kaufman

  • The dropping out of a prince-consort rarely disorganises a monarchy.


British Dictionary definitions for prince consort

prince consort

noun
  1. the husband of a female sovereign, who is himself a prince
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