Definition of Regality

1. n. Royalty; sovereignty; sovereign jurisdiction.



Definition of Regality

1. Noun. Royalty; sovereignty; sovereign jurisdiction. ¹

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Definition of Regality

1. regal authority [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Regality

regaled
regalement
regalements
regaler
regalers
regales
regalia
regalian
regalias
regaling
regalism
regalisms
regalist
regalists
regalities
regality (current term)
regall
regally
regalness
regalnesses
regals
regar
regard as
regard to
regardable
regardant
regardant(ip)
regarded
regarder

Literary usage of Regality

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Landlord and Tenant: With an Appendix Containing by Robert Hunter, William Guthrie (1876)
"The statutes specially applicable to burghs of regality have no statutes as ... 19 and 20, confers on burghs of regality and barony certain commercial ..."

2. Manual of the Law of Scotland by John Hill Burton (1847)
"Burghs of regality and Barony. The chief distinction between burghs of regality and barony, and royal burghs, arose from the latter being exclusively ..."

3. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1824)
"The grantees, though commoners, were called Lords of regality, ... And on this medium, royal palaces, though locally situated in boroughs of regality, ..."

4. The County Palatine of Durham: A Study in Constitutional History by Gaillard Thomas Lapsley (1899)
"General Nature of the Bishop's regality. FROM the thirteenth century onward the Bishops of Durham were commonly reported to have, within their bishopric, ..."

5. The County Palatine of Durham: A Study in Constitutional History by Gaillard Thomas Lapsley (1900)
"For the purposes of this study it is convenient to consider the attributes of the Bishop's regality under three categories, namely, powers in imperio, ..."

6. The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI by William Robertson, T. Cadell, Arthur Matthew Connolly, En Dieu est tout (1781)
"... whether civil or criminal, were tried by judges, whom the lord of. the regality appointed; and if the king's courts called any ..."

7. Historical and Statistical Account of Dunfermline by Peter Chalmers (1844)
"Privilege of regality.—The abbey possessed the very important right or privilege of a free regality, that is, had an exclusive civil and criminal ..."

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