Royal touch

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the touching of a diseased person by the hand of a king, with the view of restoring to health; - formerly extensively practiced, particularly for the scrofula, or king's evil.

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Viewers will also be treated to a royal touch during the episode, with a festive feature from inside Buckingham Palace also on the cards as the Duchess of Cornwall hosts a tea dance.
Kishor Babu, a longtime Dubai resident, wore the costume of Maveli to add the royal touch to the Onam celebrations at his brother Dinesh Babu's apartment.
Recipes from The Royal Touch, by Carolyn Robb; photography by Simon Brown (ACC magical main SIMPLE ROAST FILLET OF BEEF WITH CELERIAC, GREEN BEANS AND ARTICHOKES AND A MUSHROOM CREAM SAUCE (SERVES 4) INGREDIENTS 4 small globe artichokes 1 lemon A little olive oil 150g/51/2oz green beans 400g/14oz celeriac (1 large root) 120g/4oz butter 4 fillet steaks (185g/6oz each) 100g/31/2oz fresh porcini mushrooms 100g/31/2oz fresh chestnut mushrooms A few sprigs of fresh thyme 150ml/5floz double cream Salt and freshly ground black pepper METHOD 1.
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RIYADH: The 45th Independence Day and National Day celebrations of Bangladesh got a royal touch with Riyadh Gov.
Flashier jewelry would give this more of a royal touch.
An onlooker said Tom "landed a right royal touch on Windsor Park.
The rustic rides and the royal touch blend in well.
Pupils follow royal's Sudan journey CLASS Five pupils of Bradley Infants' School added a royal touch to their half-term theme of journeys.
Here's something to give your bathroom a royal touch.
While political parties across the board believe the royal touch works, erstwile royals ridicule the idea.
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