of royal descent

Definition of of royal descent

formal

  1. :  having ancestors who were kings, queens, etc. They claim to be of royal descent.

Word by Word Definitions

royalplay
  1. :  of kingly ancestry

    :  of, relating to, or subject to the crown

    :  being in the crown's service

  1. :  a person of royal blood

    :  a small sail on the royal mast immediately above the topgallant sail

    :  a stag of 8 years or more having antlers with at least 12 points

descentplay
  1. :  derivation from an ancestor :  birth, lineage

    :  transmission or devolution of an estate (see 1estate 4b) by inheritance usually in the descending line

    :  the fact or process of originating from an ancestral stock


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