a borough of New York City, at the western end of Long Island; population 2,225,200 (est. 2006)
the female ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits the position by right of birth
(of a woman) behave in an unpleasantly superior way towards (someone)
(of a criminal) give information in court against one’s partners in order to receive a less severe punishment
enlist as a soldier
a pretty girl chosen and crowned in traditional celebrations of May Day
a man who ostentatiously dresses up in women’s clothes
a person who habitually responds to situations in a melodramatic way
a male homosexual who is fanatical about opera, especially one characterized as being affectedly haughty and overrefined
(in the UK) any of a number of annual awards given to firms for achievements in exporting goods or services or in advancing technology
(in the UK) a division of the High Court of Justice
(in the UK) a Guide who has reached the highest rank of proficiency
the pawn occupying the square immediately in front of each player’s queen at the start of a game
each player’s rook on the queen’s side of the board at the start of a game
(in the UK) a Scout who has reached the highest standard of proficiency
a woman judged most beautiful in a beauty contest
a London costermonger wearing traditional ceremonial clothes covered with pearl buttons
each player’s bishop on the queen’s side of the board at the start of a game
in the reign of a queen, the term for King's bounty.
(in the UK) a silk union flag carried by a particular regiment along with its regimental colour
a senior barrister appointed on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor
former name for Laois.
the English language as written and spoken correctly by educated people in Britain
the public road network, regarded as being under royal protection
each player’s knight on the queen’s side of the board at the start of a game
(in the UK) an official who has the right to intervene in probate, divorce, and nullity cases when collusion or the suppression of facts is alleged
(in the UK) a statement read by the sovereign at the opening of a new session of parliament, detailing the government’s proposed legislative programme
an unfertilized queen bee
another term for Champion of England.
evidence for the prosecution given by a participant in or accomplice to the crime being tried
(in the UK) a courier in the diplomatic service, employed by the government to carry important official papers within Britain and abroad
a pudding made with bread, jam, and meringue
another term for May queen.