roy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French roi

Noun[edit]

roy (plural roys)

  1. (obsolete) A king.

Adjective[edit]

roy (comparative more roy, superlative most roy)

  1. (obsolete) Royal.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

roy m (plural roys)

  1. (pre-1800) obsolete spelling of roi

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French roi, rei < Latin rex.

Noun[edit]

roy m (plural roys or roys)

  1. king (male ruler)

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

roy m (oblique plural roys, nominative singular roys, nominative plural roy)

  1. Alternative form of roi