It was an honor and a privilege to dine with royalty.
On our wedding day, we were treated like royalty.
Recent Examples on the WebThe tent comes with mosquito netting that when gathered around the tent poles, looks like the elegant drapes of royalty on a picnic.—Michelle Duncan, Rolling Stone, 16 Feb. 2024 The site said that despite the high revenue at Tel Aviv, a big chunk (reported to be about $200 million a year) was being paid out in royalties which meant the company was loss-making.—Kevin Rozario, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024 With exquisite costume and set design, and detailed and discerning creative direction, Black Panther beautifully depicts Black royalty, which is not often highlighted in film and television.—Lynnette Nicholas, Parents, 16 Feb. 2024 But garden-variety licensing and royalty revenues, not AI, were what was actually behind Arm’s big earnings release.—Dylan Sloan, Fortune, 13 Feb. 2024 Kingsley Ben-Adir recalls rubbing elbows with royalty at the Jan. 23 premiere of Bob Marley: One Love.—Eric Andersson, Peoplemag, 7 Feb. 2024 Night in the Woods 2017 adventure game Night in the Woods is and will likely always be indie royalty.—Vulture, 2 Feb. 2024 The mollusk shells, called Spondylus shells, come from a spiny oyster that Maya royalty used as currency and jewelry—and even included in sacrificial rituals.—Julia Binswanger, Smithsonian Magazine, 2 Feb. 2024 China’s tech royalty is going through a bit of a shake-up.—Lionel Lim, Fortune Asia, 1 Feb. 2024 See More
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Middle English roialte, from Anglo-French realté, roialté, from real