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Throne vs. Thorn

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  • Throne (noun)

    An impressive seat used by a monarch, often on a raised dais in a throne room and reserved for formal occasions.

    "He approached the throne reverently."

  • Throne (noun)

    The seat of a bishop in the cathedral-church of his diocese.

  • Throne (noun)

    Other seats, particularly:

  • Throne (noun)

    A seat used for urination or defecation, such as a chamber pot, toilet, or the seat of an outhouse.

    "She's on the throne."

  • Throne (noun)

    Leadership, particularly the position of a monarch.

    "Elizabeth has sat upon the throne of England for six decades."

  • Throne (noun)

    A member of an order of angels ranked above dominions and below cherubim.

  • Throne (verb)

    To place on a royal seat; to enthrone.

  • Throne (verb)

    To place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or dominion to; to exalt.

  • Throne (verb)

    To be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a throne.

  • Thorn (noun)

    A sharp protective spine of a plant.

  • Thorn (noun)

    Any shrub or small tree that bears thorns, especially a hawthorn.

    "the white thorn"

    "the cockspur thorn"

  • Thorn (noun)

    That which pricks or annoys; anything troublesome.

  • Thorn (noun)

    A letter of Latin script (capital: Þ, small: þ), borrowed by Old English from the futhark to represent a dental fricative, then not distinguished from eth, but in modern use (in Icelandic and other languages, but no longer in English) used only for the voiceless dental fricative found in English thigh

  • Thorn (verb)

    To thorn

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Throne (noun)

    A chair of state, commonly a royal seat, but sometimes the seat of a prince, bishop, or other high dignitary.

  • Throne (noun)

    Hence, sovereign power and dignity; also, the one who occupies a throne, or is invested with sovereign authority; an exalted or dignified personage.

  • Throne (noun)

    A high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy; - a meaning given by the schoolmen.

  • Throne

    To place on a royal seat; to enthrone.

  • Throne

    To place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or dominion to; to exalt.

  • Throne (verb)

    To be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a throne.

  • Thorn (noun)

    A hard and sharp-pointed projection from a woody stem; usually, a branch so transformed; a spine.

  • Thorn (noun)

    Any shrub or small tree which bears thorns; especially, any species of the genus Cratægus, as the hawthorn, whitethorn, cockspur thorn.

  • Thorn (noun)

    Fig.: That which pricks or annoys as a thorn; anything troublesome; trouble; care.

  • Thorn (noun)

    The name of the Anglo-Saxon letter , capital form . It was used to represent both of the sounds of English th, as in thin, then. So called because it was the initial letter of thorn, a spine.

  • Thorn

    To prick, as with a thorn.

Webster Dictionary
  • Throne (noun)

    the chair of state of a monarch, bishop, etc.;

    "the king sat on his throne"

  • Throne (noun)

    a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

  • Throne (noun)

    the position and power of one who occupies a throne

  • Throne (verb)

    sit on the throne as a ruler

  • Throne (verb)

    put a monarch on the throne;

    "The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago"

  • Thorn (noun)

    something that causes irritation and annoyance;

    "he's a thorn in my flesh"

  • Thorn (noun)

    a sharp-pointed tip on a stem or leaf

  • Thorn (noun)

    a Germanic character of runic origin

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