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queen

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

Vox populi
A female monarch.

queen

a mature, entire female cat used for breeding.
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In Willa Cather's My Mortal Enemy (1926), she has a cameo as a queenly actress.
A manuscript shown in a vitrine in the exhibition was a kind of manifesto: "MY WORK is MANNERED, is HOMOSEXUAL, is EFFETE, is BASE, is SNOBISH," and on through a long string of further queenly adjectives, including selfish, egotistical, and self-righteous, before switching to verbs: "IT WILL .
Baywatch the round-the-clock multi-cuisine restaurant at WelcomHotel Sheraton New Delhi resides with queenly grace at the lobby level offering guest many reasons to celebrate.
1) Shakespeare uses this image of the queenly intercessor to depict Catherine in Henry VIII, introducing her in a scene in which she sues for mercy on behalf of the weavers who have rebelled against a decree of harsh taxation.
So she played her queenly card--a child with Big Julie, three with Antony--the scheme was of an Eastern empire, with ambitions extending to India.
126) (her childlessness, for example, made her the 'mother of all Jews') does not help us to understand her queenly reception in Europe and the Middle East and the extraordinary ritual honors bestowed upon her in the male section of the synagogue--perhaps the first time in modernity a woman was so honored.
The language of the prayer adroidy yoked 'the rhetoric of the godly, elect nation' to the magisterial rhetoric of queenly rule (p.
When it was over, she shook the excess water off in a spray of fine droplets and regained her queenly composure.
While the album played, Erykah sat outside the room, imperious and queenly.
The first image on the screen was the Queen sitting for a portrait, and she's dressed in all her queenly drag.