Queen Queen, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Queened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Queening}.] (Chess.) 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. [1913 Webster]

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