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Queen's bounty Line breaks: Queen's bounty

Definition of Queen's bounty in English:


In the reign of a queen, the term for King's bounty.
Example sentences
  • There are typically few beggars in Caemlyn because of the Queen's Bounty.
  • In the 1870s, as they lost their lands and buffalo herds, Indians hoped that the new treaties would deliver the "Queen's bounty" they promised.
  • The family legend is that triplets were born and the mother was awarded the Queen's Bounty of £3 for 3 live births.
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