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 queen the sceptered suppliant bends. --Tickell. [1913 Webster]


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