crowned head


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crowned head

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a monarch: the crowned heads of Europe.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crowned head - a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary rightcrowned head - a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
Capetian - a member of the Capetian dynasty
Carlovingian, Carolingian - a member of the Carolingian dynasty
czar, tsar, tzar - a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
emperor - the male ruler of an empire
chief of state, head of state - the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
king, male monarch, Rex - a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
Merovingian - a member of the Merovingian dynasty
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
Shah, Shah of Iran - title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran
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crowned head

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And when they come on the stage attended by a vast body- guard of supes in helmets and tin breastplates, it will be my duty as well as my pleasure to inform the ignorant that no crowned head of my acquaintance has a soldier any where about his house or his person.
Karain covered the handle of his kriss in sign of respect, and stared at the crowned head.
An attempt upon a crowned head or on a president is sensational enough in a way, but not so much as it used to be.
A master might kill his slave for nothing -- for mere spite, malice, or to pass the time -- just as we have seen that the crowned head could do it with HIS slave, that is to say, anybody.
One would think you were a crowned head in a revolutionary world," I used to tell her.
I have known persons," he continued -- for he thought he might avail himself of the opportunity of speaking of D'Artagnan -- "who by their sagacity and address have deceived the penetration of Cardinal Richelieu; who by their valor have got the better of his guards and spies; persons without money, without support, without credit, yet who have preserved to the crowned head its crown and made the cardinal crave pardon.
I shall be proud to do it," said Kalon, inclining his still crowned head, "but I am not sure that I understand.
I have too great a veneration for crowned heads, to dwell any longer on so nice a subject.
Mrs Jarley sat in the pay-place, chinking silver moneys from noon till night, and solemnly calling upon the crowd to take notice that the price of admission was only sixpence, and that the departure of the whole collection, on a short tour among the Crowned Heads of Europe, was positively fixed for that day week.
Wilson's got a scheme for driving plain window glass panes out of the market by decorating it with greasy finger marks, and getting rich by selling it at famine prices to the crowned heads over in Europe to outfit their palaces with.
One only wonders at the long-suffering or blindness of the crowned heads.
In that case," said the little man, gravely, "I will cancel all of my engagements before the crowned heads of Europe and America and devote myself to the people of Oz, for I love you all so well that I can deny you nothing.