Definition of King's highway in English:

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King's highway


In the reign of a king, the term for Queen's highway.
Example sentences
  • Caught robbing on the King's highway, the villain grovels and sobs until he is hanged as a criminal who pales in every comparison to his former leader.
  • And so long as a man rides his Hobby-Horse peaceably and quietly along the King's highway, and neither compels you or me to get up behind him, pray, Sir, what have either you or I to do with it?
  • Already the ‘King's highway’ is unsafe for the pedestrian; must it become so for the cyclist?
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