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Sociology
A commonly used but derogatory term for a male homosexual, especially one who is flamboyantly effeminate.

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A female monarch.

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a mature, entire female cat used for breeding.
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45) Describing with similar uncertainty Elizabeth's possible contribution to Clarence's death, Hall notes that the malice between Edward IV and Clarence might be due to "olde grudges" between the brothers or new resentments "set a fyre by the Quene.
he fyll dow be fore he fete he gret here wyth mylde steuene & say lady quene of heuen moder mary of ihesu mylde 170 for my moder mersy I cry do away sche seyde y am nozt sche that pu wenyst pat y be but swych as we pu sest me here y am pi modir pat ye se
His comment that "yt is no small honor to us that nations so far remote, and every way different, shold meet here to admire the glory and magnificence of our Quene of Saba" reveals the myopic outlook of this geography of difference.
Most of the omitted texts contain significant amounts of Latin material, including the Receyvyng conveing and coronacion of the noble Princes quene Anne (1533); verses composed by Eton scholars for the Queen's reception at Windsor (1563); Gabriel Harvey's Gratulationes Valdinenses (1578) and the Queen's reception at Audley End; disputations and sermons from the Queen's visits to Cambridge (1564) and Oxford (1566 and 1592); the Oratio (1574) of John Leslie, Bishop of Ross; (16) and university verses on the death of Queen Elizabeth, which also feature material in Greek, Hebrew, Italian, and French.
So, to passe uppon thys tale, sir Launcelot wente to bedde with the quene and toke no force of hys hurte honde, but toke hys plesaunce and hys lykynge untyll hit was the dawnyng of the day; for wyte you well he slept nat, but wacched.
And the whyche hated dedly Constaunce the Quene, ffor she had full grete disdeyne and scorne that her son the kyng Alle shulde take a woman of a straunge londe.
Lady Sussex, it will be remembered, recommended giving Elizabeth a dress bordered with pansies, for "ye quene lekes byst off that floware.
36) Not many manorial records survive for the manor of Tonbridge; however, "A Rentall of so muche of the Manors of Tunbridge and Hadlow as is in the handes of Sir George Carey knight, knight marshall of her maiesties houshold & Captayne of the He of wight made By Richard Sutton gentleman Stewarde theire the ffirst daye of Ianuarye 1586 and in the xxixth yere of the Raigne of owr most gracyous Soueraigne ladie Elizabethe by the grace of god Quene of England ffraunce & Ireland defender of the faithe & c.
T]his worke most excellent and gratious quene, I offre unto you in lyke maner, as if a peynter wolde brynge unto you your owne visage and image, most counyngly peynted.
10a) And when he come to be citee pat she was in, priueliche he sent his Squyer vnto pe quene, to tel her pat heir fader was comen to her for grete nede.
pis was lo a god leuedi, as it was pere isene; Heo was wurpe to be icluped Mold pe gode quene.
Accompanying these last texts is a prose summary `Thomas Parkingtun sang a song of Thomas Ersholedon and pe quene of feires', with some attention to Cheshire locales Erceldown identified in his prophecies as sites of significant events.