regality
noun see regal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Regality — Re*gal i*ty (r?*g?l ?*t?), n. [LL. regalitas, from L. regalis regal, royal. See {Regal}, and cf. {Royality}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Royalty; sovereignty; sovereign jurisdiction. [1913 Webster] [Passion] robs reason of her due regalitie. Spenser.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regality — ► NOUN (pl. regalities) 1) the state of being a monarch. 2) regal manner or bearing. 3) historical (in Scotland) territorial jurisdiction granted by the king to a powerful subject …   English terms dictionary

  • regality — [ri gal′ə tē] n. pl. regalities [ME regalite < ML regalitas: see REGAL & ITY] 1. kingship; royalty; sovereignty 2. a right or privilege belonging to a monarch …   English World dictionary

  • regality — /ri gal i tee/, n., pl. regalities. 1. royalty, sovereignty, or kingship. 2. a right or privilege pertaining to a sovereign. 3. a kingdom. 4. (in Scotland) a. territorial jurisdiction of a royal nature formerly conferred by the sovereign. b. a… …   Universalium

  • regality — noun Royalty; sovereignty; sovereign jurisdiction …   Wiktionary

  • regality — rɪ gælÉ™tɪ n. kingdom, sovereignty, royalty; rights and jurisdiction of a king …   English contemporary dictionary

  • regality — noun (plural regalities) 1》 the state of being a monarch. 2》 historical (in Scotland) territorial jurisdiction granted by the king to a powerful subject. 3》 archaic a royal privilege …   English new terms dictionary

  • regality — n. Royalty, sovereignty, kingship …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • regality — re·gal·i·ty …   English syllables

  • regality — re•gal•i•ty [[t]rɪˈgæl ɪ ti[/t]] n. pl. ties 1) gov royalty, sovereignty, or kingship 2) gov a right or privilege pertaining to a sovereign 3) gov a kingdom • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME regalite < MF < ML rēgālitās. See regal, ity …   From formal English to slang

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