Regal : Definition

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Definitions of Regal

Pronunciation : Re"gal (r"gal)
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. regalis, fr. rex, regis, a king. See Royal, and cf. Rajah, Realm, Regalia.]
Definition : Defn: Of or pertaining to a king; kingly; royal; as, regal authority, pomp, or sway. "The regal title." Shak. He made a scorn of his regal oath. Milton.

Syn. -- Kingly; royal. See Kingly.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Re"gal
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. régale, It. regale. CF. Rigoll.] (Mus.)
Definition : Defn: A small portable organ, played with one hand, the bellows being worked with the other, -- used in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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