Sceptering
Scepter Scep"ter, Sceptre Scep"tre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sceptered}or {Sceptred} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sceptering}or {Sceptring}.] To endow with the scepter, or emblem of authority; to invest with royal authority. [1913 Webster]

To Britain's queen the sceptered suppliant bends. --Tickell. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scepter — Scep ter, Sceptre Scep tre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sceptered}or {Sceptred} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sceptering}or {Sceptring}.] To endow with the scepter, or emblem of authority; to invest with royal authority. [1913 Webster] To Britain s queen the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sceptered — Scepter Scep ter, Sceptre Scep tre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sceptered}or {Sceptred} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sceptering}or {Sceptring}.] To endow with the scepter, or emblem of authority; to invest with royal authority. [1913 Webster] To Britain s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sceptre — Scepter Scep ter, Sceptre Scep tre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sceptered}or {Sceptred} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sceptering}or {Sceptring}.] To endow with the scepter, or emblem of authority; to invest with royal authority. [1913 Webster] To Britain s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sceptred — Scepter Scep ter, Sceptre Scep tre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sceptered}or {Sceptred} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sceptering}or {Sceptring}.] To endow with the scepter, or emblem of authority; to invest with royal authority. [1913 Webster] To Britain s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sceptring — Scepter Scep ter, Sceptre Scep tre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sceptered}or {Sceptred} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sceptering}or {Sceptring}.] To endow with the scepter, or emblem of authority; to invest with royal authority. [1913 Webster] To Britain s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scepter — I. noun Etymology: Middle English sceptre, from Anglo French septre, from Latin sceptrum, from Greek skēptron staff, scepter, from skēptesthai to prop oneself more at shaft Date: 14th century 1. a staff or baton borne by a sovereign as an emblem… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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