sceptered

adjective
scep·​tered | \ ˈsep-tərd How to pronounce sceptered (audio) \

Definition of sceptered

1 : invested with a scepter or sovereign authority
2 : of or relating to a sovereign or to royalty

First Known Use of sceptered

1513, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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