- (n.) Alt. of Oryall
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Definition of: ROYAL
- (a.) Kingly; pertaining to the crown or the sovereign; suitable for a king or queen; regal; as, royal power or prerogative; royal domains; the royal family; royal state.
- (a.) Noble; generous; magnificent; princely.
- (a.) Under the patronage of royality; holding a charter granted by the sovereign; as, the Royal Academy of Arts; the Royal Society.
- (n.) Printing and writing papers of particular sizes. See under paper, n.
- (n.) A small sail immediately above the topgallant sail.
- (n.) One of the upper or distal branches of an antler, as the third and fourth tynes of the antlers of a stag.
- (n.) A small mortar.
- (n.) One of the soldiers of the first regiment of foot of the British army, formerly called the Royals, and supposed to be the oldest regular corps in Europe; -- now called the Royal Scots.
- (n.) An old English coin. See Rial.