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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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Shakespeare thus refuses the positive queenly allusions available through narrative histories that detail Elizabeth Woodville Grey's active role in securing the Tudor succession.
Although she was usually identified as Miss Calgary or Miss Canada, rather than the Stampede's queen, Patsy did many things during the 1946 Stampede that American rodeo queens usually did, setting in motion a long tradition of queenly activities for the Calgary Stampede.
May God protect and keep her, And we, her subjects too, Reciprocate affection, Her Queenly journey through, "Vivat
In spite of trepidations She held her head up high And shouldered her Queenly duties As many years rolled by.
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 .
Queenly without added pretension, Rowe possesses an understated regal quality without the heavy dust of nostalgia.
My childhood friend Sylvia had arrived in the city and helped me with last minute preparations for the program and pleasantly surprised me as she presented me with a beautifully framed portrait of Nana Tubman in queenly ancestral regalia.
I commend the mood," as she states in a queenly manner, identifying herself with her ancestors in America, who were "nobles" in the British sense of the word:
The protein is called royalactin, and when it's fed to larvae it causes classic queenly effects: shortened development time, increased mass, and perhaps most importantly, larger ovaries.
However, if this is so and the mother is Batsheva, it is not at all certain that the queenly advice tallies with what we know about her.