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 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

  • 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… …   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

  • sceptre — /sep teuhr/, n., v.t., sceptred, sceptring. Chiefly Brit. scepter. * * * ▪ staff also spelled  Scepter,         ornamented rod or staff borne by rulers on ceremonial occasions as an emblem of authority and sovereignty. The primeval symbol of the… …   Universalium

  • sceptre — [sep′tər] n., vt. sceptred, sceptring chiefly Brit. sp. of SCEPTER …   English World dictionary

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