noun paraphernalia indicative of royalty (or other high office)
noun especially fine or decorative clothing
Re*ga"li*a noun plural
LL., from L. regalis
regal. See Regal
- That which belongs to royalty. Specifically: (a) The rights and prerogatives of a king. (b) Royal estates and revenues. (c) Ensings, symbols, or paraphernalia of royalty.
- Hence, decorations or insignia of an office or order, as of Freemasons, Odd Fellows,etc.
- Sumptuous food; delicacies. Obs.
Brande & C.
- A kind of cigar of large size and superior quality; also, the size in which such cigars are classed.
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