Definition: associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
Definition: associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
Sentences Containing 'consort'
He had again and again been refused her hand by her parents, the old chief alleging that he was no brave, and his old consort called him a woman!
For, as it eventually turned out, he cared not to consort, even for five minutes, with any stranger captain, except he could contribute some of that information he so absorbingly sought.
The Countess of Salisbury (Princess Mary's governess) was executed during Catherine Howard's time as Queen-consort.
When a ruler is elected as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, his consort automatically becomes the Raja Permaisuri Agong.
1911 – 3 October 2009), was Queen consort of King Idris I of Libya until the overthrow of the monarchy in 1969.
On July 4, 1187, at the Battle of Hattin, he faced the combined forces of Guy of Lusignan, King Consort of Jerusalem and Raymond III of Tripoli.
While hunting in a forest, Ila accidentally trespassed Sharavana ("Forest of Reeds"), the sacred grove of the goddess Parvati, the consort of the god Shiva.
She is the earliest consort of the Despotate of Epiros known by name.
Maria is presumed to have been his consort throughout the reign.
This is a list of the women who have been queen consort of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan since the sultanate was elevated to the status of a kingdom in 1949.
Only one Jordanian consort has not held the title of Queen during her marriage.
With the latter he had children, among others: He also had a daughter with a commoner, the daughter who later became a consort of Emperor Momozono.
Tower Green is a space within the Tower of London where two English Queens consort and five other British nobles were executed by beheading.
Their eldest surviving daughter, Isabella became Countess of Urgell as well as Duchess consort of Coimbra.
, also known as , was empress consort of Emperor Meiji of Japan.
She was the first imperial consort to receive the title of both "nyōgō" and of "kōgō" (literally, the emperor's wife, translated as "empress consort"), in several hundred years.
Although she was the first Japanese empress consort to play a public role, it soon became clear that Empress Haruko was unable to bear children.
Examples include the Central Agricultural Society, which was under the patronage of Albert, Prince Consort after 1843.
She was later Queen of Saxony as the second wife and consort of King Anthony of Saxony.
Their daughter, Alice, married Sir John Fogge; they were ancestors to queen consort Catherine Parr, sixth wife of King Henry VIII.
His consort, Syarifah Mastura Shahabuddin of Kedah, became Tengku Permaisuri or Queen during his brief reign.
In 1799, her consort abdicated to become a sanyasi, and she became regent in the name of her under age son.
She ruled alongside the other two wives of her consort, Sri Maharani Subarna Prabha Devi and Maharani Lalit Tipura Sundari Devi.
Special to the Simonian tale is the identification of Simon himself with the Supreme, and of his consort Helena with the female principle.
Emperor Maximilian's consort, Carlota of Mexico, a Belgian princess, was a granddaughter of Louis-Philippe of France.
After that it passed through the Brahe, Rosenkrandz and Krabbe families before it was bought by Queen Consort Charlotte Amalie in 1694 as part of a larger acquisition of land in the area.
"Ni-co-mi" had been the consort of the American surgeon John Gale, who had been stationed at Fort Atkinson.
She was briefly his Empress consort when Julian was proclaimed Augustus by his troops in 360.
Rescued from slavery by Phèdre nó Delaunay and her consort Joscelin Verreuil in Kushiel's Avatar, he has been formally adopted into House Montrève.
At all the "Shakti Peethas", the Goddess Shakti is accompanied by her consort, Lord Bhairava (a manifestation of Lord Shiva).
Testament to this was made evident when Baker was near bankruptcy and was offered a villa and financial assistance by Kelly (who by then was princess consort of Rainier III of Monaco).
Some of the incarnations of the "Companion to Champions" include: Incarnations of the Eternal Consort.
Some of the incarnations of the "Eternal Consort" include: J characters.
The consort to Emperor Chūai, she also served as Regent from the time of her husband's death in 201 until her son Emperor Ōjin acceded to the throne in 269.
The court of Emperor Lizong was dominated by consort clans, Yan and Jia, and the eunuchs Dong Songchen and Lu Yunsheng.
Emperor Xuanzong considered creating Consort Wu empress, but eventually did not do so do to official opposition based on two grounds—that Consort Wu was of the family of Emperor Xuanzong's powerful grandmother Wu Zetian, who seized the throne herself for over a decade as "emperor" and interrupted Tang Dynasty, and that Consort Wu was not Li Siqian's mother and therefore might seek to endanger Li Siqian.
In 726, Li Hong's mother Consort Zhao died.
Meanwhile, Consort Wu had designs to have Li Qing, whose name was by then changed to Li Mao (李瑁), named crown prince.
At some point thereafter, there was a time when Li Ying met with his brothers Li Yao (李瑤) the Prince of E, born of Consort Huangfu, and Li Ju (李琚) the Prince of Guang, born of Consort Liu, and each of them was complaining about how their mothers, originally favored by Emperor Xuanzong, had lost favor to Consort Wu.
Princess Xianyi's husband Yang Hui (楊洄) reported this to Consort Wu, and she tearfully accused Li Ying of defaming her and Emperor Xuanzong.
In 737, Consort Wu decided to try to trick Li Ying, Li Yao, and Li Ju.
A number of the clan members of his mother Consort Zhao and his wife Crown Princess Xue were exiled.
One variation of the name, Keerthi / kirithi, given to the consort of Kesava, of the Indo-Hindu mythological epic of the Mahabhaarat.
His father was the sixth child and third son born to Nicholas I of Russia and his Empress consort Alexandra Fedorovna of Prussia (1798–1860).
Calvert received a Charter from Charles I of England for the new colony of Maryland, to be named for the Queen Consort Henrietta Maria (wife of King Charles).
When the main temple god was male, the secondary chapels were often dedicated to that god's mythological consort and child.
Lesser positions, such as that of musician in ceremonies, remained open to women in even the most restrictive periods, as did the special role of ceremonial consort of the god.
GI-K'awiil (G1-K'awiil) was a Queen consort of Dos Pilas.
She came with her brother, Albert, Cardinal in Rome, later Goveror Consort of Flanders when he married Isabel Clara Eugenia, daughter of Philip II of Spain and therefore step daughter of new Queen Consort Anne and another brother described as Wenzel, all the three children of Holy Roman Emperor Consort wife Maria of Spain.
It is one of the 108 "Divyadesam" dedicated to Vishnu, who is worshipped as Sundararajan and his consort Lakshmi as Sundaravalli.
More Vocab Wordssuture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
euphemism - mild expression in place of an unpleasant one; ADJ. euphemistic