royal decree

Definition of royal decree

  1. :  an order given by a king or queen The soldiers read the people a royal decree.

Word by Word Definitions

  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

  1. :  an order usually having the force of law

    :  a religious ordinance enacted by council or titular head

    :  a foreordaining will

  1. :  to command or enjoin by or as if by decree

    :  to determine or order judicially

    :  ordain

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