king's friends

plural noun, often capitalized K&F

Definition of king's friends

: members of the British parliament supporting the attempts of George III to increase the personal power of the monarch the King's Friends … were in the main recruited from the ranks of the Tories— Sidney Low & F. S. Pulling

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“King's friends.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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