Definition of Kingling

1. n. Same as Kinglet, 1.



Definition of Kingling

1. Noun. A kinglet; a petty king or ruler. ¹

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Definition of Kingling

1. a petty king [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kingling

kinging
kingite
kingklip
kingklips
kingle
kingles
kingless
kinglet
kinglets
kinglier
kingliest
kinglihood
kinglike
kingliness
kinglinesses
kingling (current term)
kinglings
kingly
kingmaker
kingmakers
kingmaking
kingpin
kingpins
kingpost
kingposts
kingric
kings
kings' ransoms
kings of six
kings of spades

Literary usage of Kingling

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1. Ingulph's Chronicle of the Abbey of Croyland: With the Continuations by by Ingulph, Peter (1908)
"... were of great value, were either coined into money or else sold for money; though these were hardly able to satisfy the insatiate maw of the kingling ..."

2. Word-analysis: A Graded Class-book of English Derivative Words, with by William Swinton (1879)
"Write a sentence containing the word 'kingling. ... Give a synonym of ' kingling.' Ans. Petty prince. HARD, farm or solid; difficult. 1. ..."

3. A Cry to Ireland and the Empire [against the Repeal of the Union, and in (1833)
"... reports the Irish given to Cannibalism and Incest—Melu —his account—Tacitus—Agricola—Pontifical Legate under Vespasian—Irish kingling—A ..."

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"... to a thinking people than the bursting of so many soap-bubbles; but a king—nay, such a bit of a kingling as small ..."

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