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Word: diadem

Definition: crown


Sentences Containing 'diadem'

Mischief take me, if you ought not to have a rod put in your hand one day, a diadem on your brow, a tribunal raised for you; then the herald would summon us all-why do I say "us"?
He opened the case, and taking out the diadem he laid it upon the table.
But if this whale be a king, he is a very sulky looking fellow to grace a diadem.

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