Definition of royal:

part of speech: noun

The highest sail of a ship.

part of speech: noun

Sail above the top- gallant sail.

part of speech: noun

A large kind of paper: a sail above the topgallant sail: one of the soldiers of the 1st British regiment of foot: one of the shoots of a stag's head.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to a king, or to the government of a kingdom; as, the royal army; befitting, or like, a king; regal; specially patronized by a king; as, the Royal Academy.

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