Origin of regent
Examples from the Web for regent
Contemporary Examples of regent
The Regent movie theater, Albee Square Mall, and [record store] Beat Street are all gone.Big Daddy Kane: The Hip-Hop MC on Las Supper, Madonna, Jay-Z, and What’s Next
April 16, 2013
During his gubernatorial run in 2009, McDonnell saw his graduate thesis from Regent University emerge—and receive some scrutiny.Mitt Romney’s Top Five Vice President Options, From Marco Rubio to Paul Ryan
April 6, 2012
Among them Mica Mosbacher, who is now a regent at the University of Houston.Anita Perry’s Political Baggage
October 13, 2011
“[Regent] taught me the real importance of being a Christian elected official,” he remarked.Pat Robertson's Manchurian Candidate
October 19, 2009
Historical Examples of regent
It was in vain; the Regent wished it; obedience was necessary.
Louville was the secret agent whom the Regent determined to send.
I was the first who had the 'grandes entrees' from the Regent.
These questions were communicated to the Regent by the King's officers.
He received permission from the Regent on certain conditions.
Word Origin for regent
"one who rules during the minority or absence of a sovereign," c.1400, from the adjective (now archaic, attested in English late 14c.), from Old French regent and directly from Medieval Latin regentem (nominative regens), from Latin regens "ruler, governor," noun use of present participle of regere "to rule, direct" (see regal). Senses of "university faculty member" is attested from mid-15c., originally Scottish.