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throne


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Throne  \Throne\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Throned};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Throning}.] 
  1.  To  place  on  a  royal  seat;  to  enthrone.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  place  in  an  elevated  position;  to  give  sovereignty  or 
  dominion  to  to  exalt. 
 
  True  image  of  the  Father,  whether  throned  In  the 
  bosom  of  bliss,  and  light  of  light.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Throne  \Throne\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  in  or  sit  upon  a  throne;  to  be  placed  as  if  upon  a 
  throne.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Throne  \Throne\,  n.  [OE.  trone,  F.  tr[^o]ne,  L.  thronus  Gr  ?; 
  cf  ?  a  bench,  ?  a  footstool,  ?  to  set  one's  self  to  sit 
  Skr.  dhara[.n]a  supporting,  dh[.r]  to  hold  fast  carry,  and 
  E.  firm,  a.] 
  1.  A  chair  of  state,  commonly  a  royal  seat,  but  sometimes  the 
  seat  of  a  prince,  bishop,  or  other  high  dignitary. 
 
  The  noble  king  is  set  up  in  his  throne.  --Chaucer. 
 
  High  on  a  throne  of  royal  state.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Hence  sovereign  power  and  dignity;  also  the  one  who 
  occupies  a  throne,  or  is  invested  with  sovereign 
  authority;  an  exalted  or  dignified  personage. 
 
  Only  in  the  throne  will  I  be  greater  than  thou. 
  --Gen.  xli. 
  40. 
 
  To  mold  a  mighty  state's  decrees,  And  shape  the 
  whisper  of  the  throne.  --Tennyson. 
 
  3.  pl  A  high  order  of  angels  in  the  celestial  hierarchy;  -- 
  a  meaning  given  by  the  schoolmen.  --Milton. 
 
  Great  Sire!  whom  thrones  celestial  ceaseless  sing. 
  --Young. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  throne 
  n  1:  the  chair  of  state  of  a  monarch,  bishop,  etc 
  2:  a  plumbing  fixture  for  defecation  and  urination  [syn:  {toilet}, 
  {can},  {commode},  {crapper},  {pot},  {potty},  {stool}] 
  3:  the  position  and  power  of  one  who  occupies  a  throne 
  v  1:  sit  on  the  throne  as  a  ruler 
  2:  put  a  monarch  on  the  throne;  "The  Queen  was  enthroned  more 
  than  50  years  ago"  [syn:  {enthrone}]  [ant:  {dethrone}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Throne 
  (Heb.  kiss'e),  a  royal  chair  or  seat  of  dignity  (Deut.  17:18;  2 
  Sam.  7:13;  Ps  45:6);  an  elevated  seat  with  a  canopy  and 
  hangings,  which  cover  it  It  denotes  the  seat  of  the  high  priest 
  in  1  Sam.  1:9;  4:13,  and  of  a  provincial  governor  in  Neh.  3:7 
  and  Ps  122:5.  The  throne  of  Solomon  is  described  at  length  in  1 
  Kings  10:18-20. 
 




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