kingcraft

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

king +‎ -craft.

Noun[edit]

kingcraft (plural kingcrafts)

  1. The skills needed to rule effectively as a king.
    • 1921, Jacob A. Riis, Hero Tales of the Far North[1]:
      As he grew, he sat in the council of state, learning kingcraft, and showed there the hard-headed sense of fairness and justice that went with him through life.