sovereignty (n.) Old form(s): soueraignty , Sou'raigntie
pre-eminence, greatest excellence
LLL IV.iii.232[Berowne to King, of Rosaline's face] Of all complexions the culled sovereignty / Do meet as at a fair in her fair cheek
Luc.36[of Collatine] Perchance his boast of Lucrece' sovereignty / Suggested this proud issue of a king [Tarquin]
TG II.vi.15[Proteus alone, of Julia] Whose sovereignty so oft thou hast preferred
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