Definition of Edward viii

1. Noun. King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972).

Exact synonyms: Duke Of Windsor, Edward
Group relationships: House Of Windsor, Windsor
Generic synonyms: King Of England, King Of Great Britain



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Edward Viii

Edward Lear
Edward Lee Thorndike
Edward MacDowell
Edward Morley
Edward Osborne Wilson
Edward Pusey
Edward R. Murrow
Edward Roscoe Murrow
Edward Sapir
Edward Teach
Edward Teller
Edward Thatch
Edward V
Edward VI
Edward VII
Edward VIII
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
Edward Vincent Sullivan
Edward Weston
Edward Williams Morley
Edward Winslow
Edward Wyllis Scripps
Edward Young
Edward the Confessor
Edward the Elder
Edward the Martyr
Edwardian
Edwardiana
Edwards
Edwards' syndrome

Literary usage of Edward viii

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"Accordingly King Edward VIII, a smile on his lips, sailed along in his little ship in the capacity of 'salesman of the Empire,' but charged with a special ..."

2. Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon (1893)
"94. Jerrold, Douglas, i. 102 ; iii. 1. Jesse, Edward, viii. 216. Johnson, Samuel, i. 41 ; viii. 157. Jewsbury, Maria Jane. ii. 194 ; iii. 245. ..."

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