royal line

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n royal line royal persons collectively "the wedding was attended by royalty"
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Usage

In literature:

A Circassian prisoner carried a wounded private of Royal Scots into our lines under fire.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915" by Various
Here again the disastrous days of Spottsylvania foiled him completely; and he struck for the Tappahannock and Fort Royal line.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
The same line of comment applies with even greater force to the action of the Third Hand when the Dealer has bid three Royals or three Hearts.
"Auction of To-day" by Milton C. Work
Up to this time their line of retreat had followed the "royal road" of merchants and caravans.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
Thus future times shall royal grace extol; Thus polish'd lines thy present fame enrol.
"The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes" by Samuel Johnson
They were for the most part posted so as to hold a belt of wooded hills lying between their lines and the royal army.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
His descendants reigned until 1874 when, the old royal line dying out, Kalakaua was elected his successor.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
The last of the royal line!
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
The line of Grey de Wilton is the youngest branch of the royal House of York.
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt
The evening before, the warship "Princess Royal" came steaming down the line.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
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In poetry:

Hosannah to the royal Son
Of David's ancient line!
His natures two, his person one,
Mysterious and divine.
"Hymn 16" by Isaac Watts
O know ye not proud Canada,
With joyful heart, enfolds
In fond embrace, the royal boy
Whose line her fealty holds?
"A Ballad Of 1812" by Sarah Anne Curzon
A race of nobles may die out,
A royal line may leave no heir;
Wise Nature sets no guards about
Her pewter plate and wooden ware.
"Kossuth" by James Russell Lowell
Sprung from great Nature's royal lines,
They share her deep repose,–
Their rugged shoulders robed in pines,
Their foreheads crowned with snows.
"The Storm" by Frederick George Scott
Here the green-purple clanging royal night,
And the straight lines and silent walls of town,
And roar, and glare, and dust, and myriad white
Undying passers, pinnacle and crown
"Town And Country" by Rupert Brooke
WELL I'll console myself, and pardon you,
Cried Damon, when sufficient I can view,
Of ornamented foreheads, just like mine,
To form among themselves a royal line;
'Tis only to employ the magic cup,
From which I learned your secrets by a sup.
"The Magic Cup" by Jean de La Fontaine

In news:

Azamara Cruises, the small-shipcruise line launched two years ago by Royal Caribbean, as an upscale sister line to Celebrity Cruises, this week got a new name—Azamara Club Cruises.
In line with royal tradition, the names remained secret until the ceremony at the Holmen church in downtown Copenhagen.
Nikolaj Hubbe, the 20-year-old dancer who stepped into the leading role of Gennaro in the Royal Danish Ballet's "Napoli" on Thursday night, continues in the line of great male dancing that has been a spectacular Danish tradition.
Birmingham City Council President Roderick Royal said the long lines are "outrageous," and is calling on legislators to do something about it.
As Queen of France, Marie Antoinette had no official role and no legitimate political power — her main job was to produce a male heir to continue her husband's royal line.
The Royals established the market for a front-line starter when they traded Zack Greinke to the Brewers for four young players, including two power pitchers and a starting-caliber shortstop and center fielder.
More recently, the Royal Shakespeare Company's The Wars of the Roses (1964) included some fourteen hundred lines of fake Shakespeare written by the codirector, John Barton.
Texas honored former coach Darrell Royal by lining up in the wishbone formation for its opening offensive play against Iowa State.
In 1966, Flynn Robinson of Los Angeles was stepping up to the free-throw line as his Cincinnati Royals were down by a point to the St. Louis with no time left on the clock.
All northbound traffic was reopened on state Route 3 in Delaware County, between Maxtown Road and Mount Royal Avenue, because of downed power lines.
Adam Scott lines up a putt on the 18th hole of the Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club.
Nearly 500 spectators lined Royal Palm Pointe Friday evening for the 11th annual City of Vero Beach Holiday Celebration.
Royal Dutch Shell PLC has shut down a pipeline in Nigeria after oil thieves caused a fire as they stole oil from the line.
Kansas City Royals DH and former Idaho Falls Chukar Billy Butler talked with Sports Line about his 2012 Silver Slugger Award.
Royal Adhesives and Sealants LLC has completed the relocation of its epoxy and urethane adhesive product line to its newly expanded South Bend manufacturing and research center.
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In science:

Sometimes even arithmetic malfunctions. “The line (of Japanese emperors) has been continuous for 100 generations or since about 500 AD” (Nakahori 2006), which, at 15 years per generation implies a good deal of precocity no longer found in that royal family.
Astrophysics in 2006
It took us a moment to figure out why that notebook line also says Miller-Urey, Death of Stalin, and Casino Royale.
Astrophysics in 2006
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