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Queen

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(1):

(n.) The fertile, or fully developed, female of social bees, ants, and termites.

(2):

(n.) The most powerful, and except the king the most important, piece in a set of chessmen.

(3):

(v. i.) To make a queen (or other piece, at the player's discretion) of by moving it to the eighth row; as, to queen a pawn.

(4):

(n.) A woman eminent in power or attractions; the highest of her kind; as, a queen in society; - also used figuratively of cities, countries, etc.

(5):

(v. i.) To act the part of a queen.

(6):

(n.) A male homosexual, esp. one who is effeminate or dresses in women's clothing.

(7):

(n.) A playing card bearing the picture of a queen; as, the queen of spades.

(8):

(n.) A woman who is the sovereign of a kingdom; a female monarch; as, Elizabeth, queen of England; Mary, queen of Scots.

(9):

(n.) The wife of a king.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Queen'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/q/queen.html. 1828.

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