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Oxford dictionary definition of the word king:
1the male ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits the position by right of birth:
King Henry VIII
a person or thing regarded as the finest or most important in their sphere or group:
a country where football is king
the king of rock
(the King) dated (in the UK) the national anthem when there is a male sovereign.
[attributive] used in names of animals and plants that are particularly large, e.g. king cobra.
2the most important chess piece, of which each player has one, which the opponent has to checkmate in order to win. The king can move in any direction, including diagonally, to any adjacent square that is not attacked by an opponent’s piece or pawn.
a piece in draughts with extra capacity for moving, made by crowning an ordinary piece that has reached the opponent’s baseline.
a playing card bearing a representation of a king, normally ranking next below an ace.
1 [with object] archaic make (someone) king.
2 [no object] (king it) dated act in an unpleasantly superior and domineering way:
he kings it over the natives on his atoll
a king’s ransom
live like a king (or queen)
live in great comfort and luxury.
Old English cyning, cyng, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch koning and German König, also to kin