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Kinghood  n.  The state of being a king; the attributes of a king; kingship.

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"Kinghood" Quotes from Famous Books

... serfdom, and kinghood, and dominion, drain the fountain of its living springs, and the soul becomes like the plummet of lead, whose only tendency is to hide itself in subaqueous ...
— He Knew He Was Right • Anthony Trollope

... thought that a symptom of the decay of true kinghood in modern times is the love of monarchs for solitude. In the early days when monarchy was a real power to answer a real want, the king had no need to hide himself. He was the strongest, the most knowing, the most cunning. He moved among men their acknowledged chief. He guided and ...
— Castilian Days • John Hay

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