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roy·al touch

a touching of a patient by the king, which was thought to be curative; usually applied to patients with scrofula, but also done with patients with enlarged lymph glands (buboes) related to plague.
The tapping or touching of a person with scrofula—primary tuberculosis of cervical lymph nodes—by a king which was meant to cure them of the disease
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Thus here, the French pretender demonstrated the "royal touch," rather than the "royal marks" which were displayed in similar cases in Russia.
She is being snapped up by parents to provide a royal touch of entertainment for little girls across the island seeking a touch of Disney-style magic on their special day.
Nicola and Spencer have also added a royal touch to their celebrations - the table names are all royal residences including Buckingham Palace, Sandringham House and Windsor Castle.
Bling: Katie DRAG QUEEN: Freddie and the boys in their classic hit video HAIR WE GO: Katie Price's stunning take on Freddie Mercury ROYAL TOUCH: Colin and Justin camping it up and, left, Camilla
ROYAL TOUCH: Princess Anne comforts Cullin the Hungarian viszla, in with a bone marrow condition, as she meets Hamish Cormie and veterinary nurse Sue Jones after opening the Nantyci Veterinary Centre
Bikaner, Nov 22 (ANI): Erstwhile Princess of Bikaner Siddhi Kumari, who is in the electoral fray as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate, brings about a royal touch to the state polls.
Foresee and Royal Touch (both Gr2 winners, Gr1-placed) and Bonarelli (Listed winner).
At the business end though it's 18-1chance Tammuz (W Smith) trained by Fulke Walwyn and owned by the auld Queen Mum, who holds off Staff Ingham's Legal Tender (R G Hughes) at 28-1 to land a right royal touch.
Gloria Lang, an instructor at the Fashion Institute of Technology who was a former vice president of the towel division of Fieldcrest, said the first towel from Cannon was branded Royal Touch.
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