king's highway


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king's highway

n
(Law) (in Britain, esp when the sovereign is male) any public road or right of way
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And one day when the Princess was sitting by the wayside quite spent by her labor in the fields, she saw a golden chariot rolling down the King's Highway, and in it a person who could be none other than somebody's Fairy Godmother on her way to the Court.
Go out into the King's Highway and search until you find a cottage and a heavy plough leaning against a tree near by.
uf,'' said the Black Knight, ``who has stopt on the king's highway the king's liege subjects?
It so happened that the night closed in somewhat darkly, but for all that they pushed on, Sancho feeling sure that as the road was the king's highway they might reasonably expect to find some inn within a league or two.
Is it no harm to be blinded and choked up, and have the king's highway stopped with a set of screamers and roarers whose throats must be made of--of--'
The trees are already almost worth a fortune, and they make our road look like a king's highway.
What do you mean by galloping along the king's highway like that, eh?
In fact, if it had not been for a good-hearted turnpike-man, and a benevolent old lady, Oliver's troubles would have been shortened by the very same process which had put an end to his mother's; in other words, he would most assuredly have fallen dead upon the king's highway.
The purpose of the MOU is to capture the town's request to work towards transferring a section of King's Highway 7/12 through Brooklin - from Highway 7/Winchester Road Junction to Brawley Road - from the province to the municipality.
Travelling further down the King's Highway, the medieval castle of the Karrak marks the site of an amazing fiefdom, which dates back to the 12th century and has been the site of a fortress of one kind or another since biblical times.
These were connected through the King's Highway, a trade route of vital importance to the ancient Middle East.
The solar panels and wind generator are intended to equal the generating capacity of a 232-foot wind turbine that was nixed two years ago by the Old King's Highway Regional Historic District Commission.