the Queen Mother

Definition of the Queen Mother

  1. :  the widow of a king who is the mother of the current king or queen

Word by Word Definitions

queenplay Queen
  1. :  the wife or widow of a king

    :  the wife or widow of a tribal chief

    :  a female monarch

  1. :  to act like a queen

    :  to become a queen in chess

    :  to promote (a pawn) to a queen in chess

motherplay Mother
  1. :  a female parent

    :  a woman in authority

    :  the superior of a religious community of women

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a mother

    :  bearing the relation of a mother

    :  derived from or as if from one's mother

  1. :  to give birth to

    :  to give rise to :  produce

    :  to care for or protect like a mother

  1. :  mother of vinegar


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