queening

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

queening

  1. present participle of queen

Noun[edit]

queening (plural queenings)

  1. Any of several kinds of apple.
  2. (chess) The promotion of a lesser piece to a queen.
    • 1978, American Statistical Association. Social Statistics Section, Proceedings (part 1, page 536)
      Over 1,200 games were examined in detail and 89 queenings were identified in 70 games.

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