unqueen

transitive verb
un·​queen | \ "+ \

Definition of unqueen

: to divest of the rank or authority of queen

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First Known Use of unqueen

1579, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unqueen

un- entry 2 + queen

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The first known use of unqueen was in 1579

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“Unqueen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unqueen. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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