sceptred

[ UK /skˈɛptəd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. invested with legal power or official authority especially as symbolized by having a scepter
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How To Use sceptred In A Sentence

  • The presiding genius of the place, the unsceptred Queen of this little realm was before me -- Faed's Evangeline! Acadia or, A Month with the Blue Noses
  • For the names I see written above me to-day on the immemorial canopy of heaven begin with that of the spotless knight, the unsceptred and uncrowned king, the godlike and immaculate "-- (here he turned suddenly, ran to the front of the stage, and, with outstretched fist shaking violently over our heads, thundered at the full power of his lungs):" GEORGE WASHINGTON! In the Arena Stories of Political Life
  • And yet the offence these ne'er-do-wells give is as nothing compared with the harm caused by a vicious canker that is now gnawing at the heart of this sceptred isle, this England.
  • Scott and of Burns without having directly in his mind, as inseparable from the subject and foremost in the picture, that old man of might, with his lion heart and sceptred crutch — Christopher North. Speeches: Literary and Social
  • This further rams home the fact that the writing is on the wall for Jews in what Melanie has earlier referred to as "this sceptred isle". On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • Through binoculars, I think I can glimpse Britain, its sceptred isle left barren in the salt-breeze. Johann Hari: The Dark Side Of Dubai
  • Funny you should say that about the "sceptred isle," Frank P. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • It was only at the foot of his own table, after ladling out and serving around the stewed oysters "hot and hot," that the commodore, rubbing his hands, and smiling until his great face was as grotesque as a nutcracker's, announced that Miss Nancy Skamp was turned out of office -- yea, discrowned, unsceptred, dethroned, and that Harry Barnwell reigned in her stead. The Missing Bride
  • What a horribly morbid story about a horribly morbid reality that is creeping into every major town and city around these once sceptred Isles. Cucumber Sandwich. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • This real England, your unreal home, turns us all into maundering John of Gaunts, sighing over sceptred isles, demi-paradises, other Edens.
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