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Empress vs. Queen

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Empressnoun

The female monarch (ruler) of an empire.

Queennoun

A female monarch. Example: Queen Victoria.

Empressnoun

The wife or widow of an emperor or equated ruler.

Queennoun

The wife or widow of a king.

Empressnoun

(tarot) The third trump or major arcana card of most tarot decks.

Queennoun

(chess) The most powerful piece, able to move any number of spaces horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.

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Empressnoun

(rare) A female chimpanzee.

Queennoun

(card games) A playing card with the letter "Q" and the image of a queen on it, the twelfth card in a given suit.

Empressnoun

A deciduous tree, Paulownia tomentosa

Queennoun

A powerful or forceful female person.

Empressverb

alternative form of impress

Queennoun

An effeminate male homosexual. Compare drag queen and street queen. See usage notes.

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Empressnoun

The consort of an emperor.

Queennoun

A reproductive female animal in a hive, such as an ant, bee, termite or wasp.

Empressnoun

A female sovereign.

Queennoun

An adult female cat valued for breeding. See also tom.

Empressnoun

A sovereign mistress.

Queennoun

A queen olive.

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Empressnoun

a woman Emperor or the wife of an Emperor

Queennoun

A monarch butterfly (Danaus spp.)

Queenverb

To make a queen.

Queenverb

To act the part of a queen; to queen it.

Queenverb

(chess) To promote a pawn, usually to a queen.

Queenverb

(beekeeping) To provide with a new queen.

Queenverb

(beekeeping) To be the queen of a colony.

Queenverb

To sit on the face of (a partner) to receive oral sex.

Queennoun

The wife of a king.

Queennoun

A woman who is the sovereign of a kingdom; a female monarch; as, Elizabeth, queen of England; Mary, queen of Scots.

‘In faith, and by the heaven's quene.’;

Queennoun

A woman eminent in power or attractions; the highest of her kind; as, a queen in society; - also used figuratively of cities, countries, etc.

Queennoun

The fertile, or fully developed, female of social bees, ants, and termites.

Queennoun

The most powerful, and except the king the most important, piece in a set of chessmen.

Queennoun

A playing card bearing the picture of a queen; as, the queen of spades.

Queennoun

A male homosexual, esp. one who is effeminate or dresses in women's clothing.

Queenverb

To act the part of a queen.

Queenverb

To make a queen (or other piece, at the player's discretion) of by moving it to the eighth row; as, to queen a pawn.

Queennoun

the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs

Queennoun

a female sovereign ruler

Queennoun

the wife or widow of a king

Queennoun

something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind;

‘Paris is the queen of cities’; ‘the queen of ocean liners’;

Queennoun

a competitor who holds a preeminent position

Queennoun

offensive terms for an openly homosexual man

Queennoun

one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen

Queennoun

(chess) the most powerful piece

Queennoun

especially large and only member of a colony of naked mole rats to bear offspring sired by only a few males

Queennoun

female cat

Queenverb

promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess

Queenverb

become a queen;

‘her pawn queened’;

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