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Definition of King Stork in English:


A tyrannical ruler or leader noted for extremes of oppression. See also King Log.
Example sentences
  • She had far better resign herself to the rule of King Log - Turkey, than call in King Stork - Russia.
  • He sent them King Stork, and King Stork caught the Frogs, one by one, and ate them, till there was not one left.
  • The fable of King Log and King Stork was sometimes quoted.

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