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Princely


PRINCELY, adjective prins'ly. Resembling a prince; having the appearance of one high born; stately; dignified; as a princely gentleman; a princely youth.

1. Having the rank of princes; as a man of princely birth; a princely dame.

2. Becoming a prince; royal; grand; august; as a princely gift; princely virtues.

3. Very large; as a princely fortune.

4. Magnificent; rich; as a princely entertainment.

PRINCELY, adverb prins'ly. In a princelike manner.

PRINCES'-FETHER, noun A plant of the genus Amaranthus.

Prince's metal, a mixture of copper and zink, in imitation of gold.