(noun.) a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign).
(a.) The one of highest rank; one holding the highest place and authority; a sovereign; a monarch; -- originally applied to either sex, but now rarely applied to a female.
(a.) The son of a king or emperor, or the issue of a royal family; as, princes of the blood.
(a.) A title belonging to persons of high rank, differing in different countries. In England it belongs to dukes, marquises, and earls, but is given to members of the royal family only. In Italy a prince is inferior to a duke as a member of a particular order of nobility; in Spain he is always one of the royal family.
(a.) The chief of any body of men; one at the head of a class or profession; one who is preeminent; as, a merchant prince; a prince of players.
(v. i.) To play the prince.
n. . Sovereign, ruler, monarch, potentate.. Sovereign's son (especially the eldest son).
n. one of the highest rank: a sovereign: son of a king or emperor: a title of nobility as in Germany: the chief of any body of men:—fem. Prin′cess.—v.i. to play the prince (usually with it).—ns. Prince′-bish′op a bishop who was also the civil ruler or prince of his diocese; Prince′-Con′sort the husband of a reigning queen; Prince′dom the estate jurisdiction sovereignty or rank of a prince; Prince′hood rank or quality of a prince; Prince′-Impē′rial the eldest son of an emperor; Prince′kin Prince′let Prince′ling a little or inferior prince.—adj. Prince′-like becoming a prince.—n. Prince′liness.—adj. Prince′ly prince-like: becoming a prince: grand: august: regal.—adv. in a prince-like manner.—adv. Prin′cessly like a princess.—n. Prin′cess-Roy′al the eldest daughter of a sovereign.—adj. Prin′cified ridiculously dignified.—n. Mer′chant-prince a merchant who has gained great wealth.—Prince of darkness Prince of this world Satan; Prince of Peace Christ: the Messiah; Prince of Wales the eldest son of the British sovereign; Prince Rupert's drops (see Drop); Prince's feather a tall showy annual with spikes of rose-coloured flowers; Prince's metal a gold-like alloy of 70 parts of copper and 25 of zinc.
- I suppose you are the only independent prince in the ?gean? 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- We should lose no time, Prince, replied Kantos Kan. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- The Crown Prince is always in opposition to the crown or hankering after it. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- My Prince, he started, where hast thou-- and then he stopped, but I knew the question that his lips dared not frame. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- De Bracy, said Prince John, what means this? 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- An earthquake-proof steel palace for the Crown Prince of Japan is one of the modern applications of steel in architecture. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- On the third day, the prince's servant was again despatched on the same errand, and he was at last successful. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- If Miss Mowcher cuts the Prince's nails, she must be all right. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- The open struggle of the private property owner against the aggressions of the Prince begins in England far back in the twelfth century. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- It bodes no good for us, O Prince, she said. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星战神.
- Next I reflected that Frederick Lamb was younger than the Prince; but then again, a Prince of Wales! 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- This is most complimentary to the virtue of Prince Bladud's tears, and strongly corroborative of the veracity of this legend. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- Prince John had now no further excuse for resisting the claim of the Disinherited Knight, whom, therefore, he named the champion of the day. 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- Was it only ten years since she had wavered in imagination between the English earl and the Italian prince? 伊迪丝·华顿. 快乐之家.
- Prince Dolgorouki and a Grand Admiral or two, whom we had seen yesterday at the reception, came on board also. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- Ferdinand, the brother of Charles V, took over his abandoned work and met the German princes at the diet of Augsburg in 1555. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- But in spite of the comical red imps, sparkling elves, and the gorgeous princes and princesses, Jo's pleasure had a drop of bitterness in it. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- But, as princes seldom get their meat hot, my legs were not scalded, only my stockings and breeches in a sad condition. 乔纳森·斯威夫特. 格列佛游记.
- They did not want to be bothered with it; it was, they conceded, the affairs of kings and princes. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- He was busy just then gathering support among the German princes. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- As for his shoulders and arms they continued as before; Frenchmen cannot work miracles like German princes! 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- It was a suggestion that never afterwards left the imagination of the European princes. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- BOOK VIII THE AGE OF THE GREAT POWERS XXXVI PRINCES, PARLIAMENTS, AND POWERS § 1. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- There I saw the empress and the young princes, in their several lodgings, with their chief attendants about them. 乔纳森·斯威夫特. 格列佛游记.
- When the princes were themselves sufficiently clever they too were Machiavellian. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- I believe all moderate men will allow, that they have great force in all disputes concerning the rights of princes. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- No other princes had stopped there since, till Jack and I came. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- The art of war was the trade of kings and princes, and princely was the reward to the subject who was the first to invent the most destructive weapon. 威廉·亨利·杜利特. 世纪发明.
- Gradually the Ottoman princes consolidated an empire that reached from the Taurus mountains in the east to Hungary and Roumania in the west. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- His ruling thought, his great contribution to political literature, was that the moral obligations upon ordinary men cannot bind princes. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.