Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales
noun
the male heir apparent of the British sovereign (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑prince
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Charles, ↑Prince Charles, ↑Edward, ↑Black Prince

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\\-ˈwā(ə)lz\
Usage: capitalized P&W
Etymology: Middle English
: the male heir apparent to the British throne — used as a title only after it has been specifically conferred by the sovereign

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1. a title conferred on the eldest son, or heir apparent, of the British sovereign.
2. Cape, a cape in W Alaska, on Bering Strait opposite the Russian Federation: the westernmost point of North America.
[1275-1325; ME]

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Prince of Wales noun
Since 1301, a title usu conferred on the eldest son of the English, and later British, sovereign
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Main Entry:prince

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Prince of Wales,
the title conferred on the eldest son, or heir apparent, of the British sovereign.

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n. a title traditionally granted to the heir apparent to the British throne (usually the eldest son of the sovereign) since Edward I of England gave the title to his son in 1301 after the conquest of Wales

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Prince of Wales [Prince of Wales]
a title given to the eldest son of a British king or queen, who becomes king after them. The title was first used in 1301 and is traditionally given together with the titles of Duke of ↑Cornwall and Earl of Chester. The present Prince of Wales is Prince Charles.
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