royal (adj.) Old form(s): Royall
like a king, majestic
AYL IV.iii.118[Oliver to Rosalind as Ganymede and Celia as Aliena, of a lion] The royal disposition of that beast
H5 IV.viii.100[King Henry to all, naming the French dead] Here was a royal fellowship of death!
KL V.iii.174[Albany to all, of Edgar] thy very gait did prophesy / A royal nobleness
R3 I.ii.244[Richard alone, of Edward, Anne's dead husband] Young, valiant, wise, and, no doubt, right royal
TNK IV.ii.154.1[Theseus to Pirithous] Good friend, be royal [i.e. in arranging matters]
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