royal antler
noun Date: circa 1727 the third tine above the base of a stag's antler

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • royal antler — noun : the third tine above the base of a stag s antler called also tres tine; see antler illustration * * * the third prong from the base of a stag s antler. Also called tres tine, trez tine. See diag. under antler. [1840 50] * * * royal antler …   Useful english dictionary

  • royal antler — the third prong from the base of a stag s antler. Also called tres tine, trez tine. See diag. under antler. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Royal — Roy al, n. 1. Printing and writing papers of particular sizes. See under {paper}, n. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) A small sail immediately above the topgallant sail. Totten. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the upper or distal branches of an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • royal — roy·al || rɔɪəl n. member of the royal house; small sail on the main royalmast; paper size; upper branch of an antler; English coin (Archaic); member of the foot troop of the British army adj. pertaining to royalty, regal, majestic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crown antler — noun : the topmost branch or tine of an antler * * * the topmost prong of a stag s antler. See diag. under antler. Also called sur royal. * * * crown antler noun The uppermost tine of an antler • • • Main Entry: ↑crown * * * crown antler …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crown antler — Crown Crown (kroun), n. [OE. corone, coroun, crune, croun, OF. corone, corune, F. couronne, fr. L. corona crown, wreath; akin to Gr. korw nh anything curved, crown; cf. also L. curvus curved, E. curve, curb, Gael. cruinn round, W. crwn. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crown antler — the topmost prong of a stag s antler. See diag. under antler. Also called sur royal. * * * …   Universalium

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