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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's treatment of Margaret's queenship intensifies the anxiety caused by these "evil" outcomes by demonstrating her capability of ruling in court.
Laynesmith, The Last Medieval Queens: English Queenship 1445/503 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), 91.
66) Caldwell and Carlson are two exceptions, but they rely on evidence outside the narrative to interpret Heurodis as a rape victim (Caldwell, "Heroism of Heurodis") or unable to reconcile speech in any form with beauty or queenship (Carlson, "Minstrel's Song of Silence").
8220;The properties' highlights include 1/700+/- feet of road frontage with three board fencing along Swimley Road, a separate driveway easement along Queenship Lane, underground utilities and a 2007 documented 4 bedroom perc site.
The studies collected here touch upon the visual culture, manuscript studies, drama, ceremonial aspects of kingship and queenship, patronage, diplomacy, prophecy, nostalgia, and the collective imaginary--an interdisciplinary exploration that makes this book especially rich in scope.
These essays show how thoughtful and wide-ranging the scholarship on Elizabeth and queenship has become.
It was so with me almost every evening of my life; one little stairway led me from feast or council, all the bustle and skill and glory of queenship, to my own chamber, to be alone with myself; that is, with a nothingness.
Ximenes becomes the instrument of the queen Isabella who uses her for building Catholic monarchy under her queenship.
The Rituals and Rhetoric of Queenship, Medieval to Early Modern.
9) See Hughes's works: Sophia, Regent of Russia, 1657-1704 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990); "Catherine I of Russia: Consort to Peter the Great," in Queenship in Europe, 1660-1815: The Role of the Consort, ed.
Writing Rape in Medieval French Literature and Law (1991), Helen Solterer's Master and Minerva: Disputing Women in Old French Culture (1995), Peggy McCracken's Romance of Adultery: Queenship and Sexual Transgression in Old French Literature (1998), and others.

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