meaning of royal

1. Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen; regal; as, royal power or prerogative; royal domains; the royal family; royal state.
Noble; generous; magnificent; princely.
Under the patronage of royality; holding a charter granted by the sovereign; as, the Royal Academy of Arts; the Royal Society.
Printing and writing papers of particular sizes. See under paper, n.
A small sail immediately above the topgallant sail.
One of the upper or distal branches of an antler, as the third and fourth tynes of the antlers of a stag.
A small mortar.
One of the soldiers of the first regiment of foot of the British army, formerly called the Royals, and supposed to be the oldest regular corps in Europe; -- now called the Royal Scots.
An old English coin. See Rial.
stag with antlers of 12 or more branches

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