- the killing of a king.
- a person who kills a king or is responsible for his death, especially one of the judges who condemned Charles I of England to death.
Origin of regicide
Examples from the Web for regicide
Historical Examples of regicide
Was it really revolution and regicide which Rossi contemplated?The Eternal City
Michael, you have the right to draw first; you are a Regicide.Vera
She clung to her regicide purpose with the tenacity of a tigress.France and the Republic
William Henry Hurlbert
None but the village preacher knew that it was Goffe, the regicide.A short history of Rhode Island
George Washington Greene
In the first place, the merits of The Regicide are of the scantiest.Tobias Smollett
- the killing of a king
- a person who kills a king