prince consort


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prince consort

n.
The husband of a sovereign queen.

prince consort

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the husband of a female sovereign, who is himself a prince

prince′ con′sort


n.
a prince who is the husband of a reigning female sovereign.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prince consort - a prince who is the husband of a reigning female sovereignprince consort - a prince who is the husband of a reigning female sovereign
consort - the husband or wife of a reigning monarch
prince - a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)
Translations

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prince consort

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References in classic literature ?
He was now an old man of seventy- three, and although he still wrote a few poems, he wrote nothing as Laureate, except an ode in honor of the Prince Consort when he became Chancellor of Cambridge University.
She used to declare that the Prince Consort had brought all that stuff over out of Germany.
There is no equivalent King Consort, so Philip could only be Prince Consort instead," user jtramo explained.
83-year-old Prince, who was hospitalised in January last year for lung cancer and later, was diagnosed with dementia in September, had earlier refused to be buried next to his wife unless he was named King rather than Prince Consort.
Henrik, who publicly vented his frustration at not being the social equal of his wife or their son, was made prince consort when Margrethe acceded to the throne in 1972.
He formerly held the title of Prince Consort but renounced that title when he retired from his official duties in 2016.
Cash and goods were stolen from a shop on Prince Consort Road, in Gateshead, when the alleged raider struck at 11.
Buses will be diverted between Prince Consort Road and Gateshead Interchange, via Prince Consort Road and Charles Street.
Moelview Prince Consort, supreme champion at last December's Olympia International Horse Show, was a stand-out winner at this year's Welsh Pony and Cob Society (WPCS) Performance Awards, Cheltenham.
Dubai: The works of Mozart, Brahms and Schumann came to life as the UK's top opera group -- The Prince Consort -- gave an overwhelming performance on the beach to inaugurate the first Choir Festival.
Observers say the Prince Consort had a bright future in the Royal Navy and he would have been First Sea Lord.