queen post

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n queen post vertical tie post in a roof truss
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Usage

In literature:

Mendota, near what is now the thriving city of Saint Paul, then a queen of trading-posts in the Northwest, was the rendezvous of the Sioux.
"Old Indian Days" by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
A silvered knight then sallied out, and the golden queen posted herself before her king.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
You'll have to write upon your gate-post that Celeste is queen and sovereign of the house.
"The Lesser Bourgeoisie" by Honore de Balzac
That bold and bustling prelate, brother of the Queen of Spain and of Ferdinand of Styria, took post from Prague in the middle of July.
"The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I." by John Lothrop Motley
The Queen had awakened, and Iras hastened to her post.
"Cleopatra, Complete" by Georg Ebers
A silvered knight then sallied out, and the golden queen posted herself before her king.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book V." by Francois Rabelais
With Hilary began the traditional post of confessor to the queen of the realm.
"Bell's Cathedrals: Chichester (1901)" by Hubert C. Corlette
For the last 30 years of his life he filled the post of Vice-President of Queen's College, Cork, departing to a better sphere June 21, 1875.
"Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham" by Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Should he leave his post, what would become of the Queen?
"The False Chevalier" by William Douw Lighthall
The queen saluted graciously: but Louis was in such a hurry that he was posting on through the gate.
"The Peasant and the Prince" by Harriet Martineau
Essex and Ralegh rode post to Court to consult the Queen and Council.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
The latter had come post-haste from Berlin and been in time to see the Queen before she passed away.
"The Life of King Edward VII" by J. Castell Hopkins
The Queen's Park had now a brilliant turn at the Leven goal, and several hard shies at the posts were cleverly returned by the backs.
"Scottish Football Reminiscences and Sketches" by David Drummond Bone
The queen finally took her post on an elevated piece of ground called Carberry Hill.
"Mary Queen of Scots, Makers of History" by Jacob Abbott
Particulars are on record respecting a very early Post from the Court of Queen Elizabeth to Bristol.
"The King's Post" by R. C. Tombs
Although Queen Victoria doubted his ability for the post, her distrust was unfounded.
"The Winning of Popular Government" by Archibald Macmechan
She wished to find out just how different life in a room over the post-office was from life at Queen's.
"Molly Brown's Sophomore Days" by Nell Speed
He was musical superintendent to Queen Anne of Austria, mother of Louis XIV., and for a time held a post with the marquis de Sourdeac.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
Meantime, I must ride post haste to London, and give information to the Queen or her ministers of the whole affair.
"William Shakespeare as he lived." by Henry Curling
Ralegh was still suspended from his post of Captain of the Guard; but in June he was brought by Cecil to the Queen's presence.
"Great Ralegh" by Hugh De Selincourt
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In news:

A Malian guitar virtuoso and his soul queen wife team up with Manu Chao, the post-national post-punk and pop-savvy "world music" producer.
Adele has posted the video for "Someone Like You," the chart-topping piano ballad from the UK soul-pop queen's 2010 album 21.
For the past month I have been writing blog posts here on the Queens Courier website.
The 31-year-old posted photos on her blog and Twitter page on Friday, dressed up like the Queen of Motown – and RadarOnline.com has the photos.
A plainclothes NYPD sergeant was hit in the legs in a shootout last night as he and another cop chased a thug in Queens, law-enforcement sources told The Post.
Silver Queen Gondola in Aspen (THE DENVER POST file HYOUNG CHANG).
Leave it to the queen of post-sexual-revolution heartache to find a song about a divorced mom torn apart by her ex's annual return to play Santa Claus.
On Nov 21, the Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen star showed off her jaw-dropping post-baby body while shopping for kitchenware at Sur La Table in L.A.
The New York Post reports that the man was taken in for questioning in Queens, New York.
Dick Blume/The Post-Standard Syracuse lacrosse goalie Al Cavalieri is about to stop shot by St John's Brandon Ayers during SU's 15-7 victory Saturday in Queens.
The New York Post reported that thieves struck at least three homes in the Breezy Point section of Queens.
A Nassau County Emergency Service cop was killed this morning on the Cross Island Parkway near the Queens border after a driver allegedly left the scene of an accident, the Post reports.
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Beauty queen reportedly posted suggestove photo with Ron Jeremy.
Queen Creek running back Matt Guida posted his 8th 200-yard rushing night and scored three touchdowns as the Bulldogs ended Nogales' dreams of a state championship with a 35-0 thumping in the Division III State Semifinals.
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