regal


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Regal \Re"gal\, n. [F. r['e]gale, It. regale. CF. Rigoll.]
   (Mus.)
   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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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Regal \Re"gal\ (r?"gal), a. [L. regalis, fr. rex, regis, a king.
   See Royal, and cf. Rajah, Realm, Regalia.]
   Of or pertaining to a king; kingly; royal; as, regal
   authority, pomp, or sway. "The regal title." --Shak.
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         He made a scorn of his regal oath.       --Milton.
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   Syn: Kingly; royal. See Kingly.
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