Queen's delight

(Bot.) an American plant (Stillinqia sylvatica) of the Spurge family, having an herbaceous stem and a perennial woody root.

See also: Queen

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Queen's delight was obvious as she danced around the Royal Box.
The Daily Mirror has landed 11 nominations in the British Press Awards, including News Team and Sports Team of the Year and Front Page of the Year for our marvellous Jubilee edition, which captured the Queen's delight at the huge crowds.
To the queen's delight, the infamous Captain Candy returns from a voyage with a boi cutie and a sexy femme in tow.
The book details the Queen's delight in Charles' wedding to Diana, and her doubts about the wisdom of his second marriage to Camilla.
The Queen's delight was evident on arriving in the cattle lines to see five Jersey cattle, the breed she has at Windsor, emerge as the supreme champions in the five-a-side dairy competition.
They have never been seen canoodling in public - much to the Queen's delight.
Stillingia ("Queen's Delight") (Stillingia sylvatica)
50 YEARS AGO: The King's and Queen's delight with their Silver Wedding gift from the people of Birmingham and their appreciation of the warmth of their reception when they visited the city are expressed in a letter received by the Lord Mayor yesterday fr om Buckingham Palace.
After a fly past a booming voice called for "Three cheers for Her Majesty" and the enthusiastic crowd responded - to the Queen's delight.
Beverly's recipe comes from a 1662 book called The Queen's Delight and lists everything you will need to cure insomnia, including rose water and cloves, which you put in a pan and heat till red hot, making "a perfume of excellent odour".