- United States author of inspirational adventure stories for boys; virtue and hard work overcome poverty (1832-1899)
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Definitions of: REGAL
- (a.) Of or pertaining to a king; kingly; royal; as, regal authority, pomp, or sway.
- (n.) A small portable organ, played with one hand, the bellows being worked with the other, -- used in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
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- British composer of choral and orchestral works including two symphonies as well as songs and chamber music and music for brass band (1857-1934)
- (v. i.) To shine with a bright, dazzling light.
- (v. i.) To look with fierce, piercing eyes; to stare earnestly, angrily, or fiercely.
- (v. i.) To be bright and intense, as certain colors; to be ostentatiously splendid or gay.
- (v. t.) To shoot out, or emit, as a dazzling light.
- (n.) A bright, dazzling light; splendor that dazzles the eyes; a confusing and bewildering light.
- (n.) A fierce, piercing look or stare.
- (n.) A viscous, transparent substance. See Glair.
- (n.) A smooth, bright, glassy surface; as, a glare of ice.
- (n.) Smooth and bright or translucent; -- used almost exclusively of ice; as, skating on glare ice.
- (n.) Lager beer.
- (superl.) Exceeding most other things of like kind in bulk, capacity, quantity, superficial dimensions, or number of constituent units; big; great; capacious; extensive; -- opposed to small; as, a large horse; a large house or room; a large lake or pool; a large jug or spoon; a large vineyard; a large army; a large city.
- (superl.) Abundant; ample; as, a large supply of provisions.
- (superl.) Full in statement; diffuse; full; profuse.
- (superl.) Having more than usual power or capacity; having broad sympathies and generous impulses; comprehensive; -- said of the mind and heart.
- (superl.) Free; unembarrassed.
- (superl.) Unrestrained by decorum; -- said of language.
- (superl.) Prodigal in expending; lavish.
- (superl.) Crossing the line of a ship's course in a favorable direction; -- said of the wind when it is abeam, or between the beam and the quarter.
- (adv.) Freely; licentiously.
- (n.) A musical note, formerly in use, equal to two longs, four breves, or eight semibreves.