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
The dropping out of a prince-consort rarely disorganises a monarchy.Heart of the West|O. Henry
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
British Dictionary definitions for prince consort
the husband of a female sovereign, who is himself a prince
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