Princeling
Princeling \Prince"ling\, n. A petty prince; a young prince. [1913 Webster]

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  • princeling — ► NOUN 1) chiefly derogatory the ruler of a small principality or domain. 2) a young prince …   English terms dictionary

  • princeling — [prins′litprins′liŋ] n. a young, small, or subordinate prince: also princekin [prins′kin] or princelet [prins′lit] …   English World dictionary

  • princeling — noun Date: 1794 a petty or insignificant prince …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • princeling — /prins ling/, n. 1. a young prince. 2. a subordinate, minor, or insignificant prince. [1610 20; PRINCE + LING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • princeling — noun A minor or unimportant prince …   Wiktionary

  • princeling — prince·ling || prɪnslɪŋ n. young prince …   English contemporary dictionary

  • princeling — noun 1》 chiefly derogatory the ruler of a small principality or domain. 2》 a young prince …   English new terms dictionary

  • princeling — prince·ling …   English syllables

  • princeling — prince•ling [[t]ˈprɪns lɪŋ[/t]] also prince•let [[t] lɪt[/t]] prince•kin [[t] kɪn[/t]] n. gov a young, subordinate, or minor prince • Etymology: 1610–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • princeling — /ˈprɪnslɪŋ/ (say prinsling) noun a young or minor prince. {prince + ling1} …   Australian English dictionary

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