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Synonyms for consort

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a husband or wife

to be with or go with (another)

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the husband or wife of a reigning monarch

a family of similar musical instrument playing together

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keep company

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One of the airships lay on the water burning, a remote monstrous fount of flames, and far in the south-west appeared first one and then three other German ironclads hurrying in support of their consorts.
It's my fault from the beginning for choosing such a land-shark for your consort.
A most invaluable woman, that, Nickleby,' said Squeers when his consort had hurried away, pushing the drudge before her.
Markham, that my daughters - shall - not - consort with her.
The schoolmaster and his consort passed their time unpleasantly enough that evening, but something or other happened before the next morning, which a little abated the fury of Mrs Partridge; and she at length admitted her husband to make his excuses: to which she gave the readier belief, as he had, instead of desiring her to recall Jenny, professed a satisfaction in her being dismissed, saying, she was grown of little use as a servant, spending all her time in reading, and was become, moreover, very pert and obstinate; for, indeed, she and her master had lately had frequent disputes in literature; in which, as hath been said, she was become greatly his superior.
Stephen rose from his seat, and sauntered to the piano, humming in falsetto, "Graceful Consort," as he turned over the volume of "The Creation," which stood open on the desk.
Adieu, 'graceful consort,'" said Stephen, buttoning his coat across when he had done singing, and smiling down from his tall height, with the air of rather a patronizing lover, at the little lady on the music-stool.
uk, they would officially be known as Prince or Princess Consorts.
It is also time now to resolve the difference in the naming of royal consorts by either adopting the title Princess to accompany the reigning King in line with the present arrangement, namely, Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip or give any future male consort to a reigning Queen the title of King, preferably the latter.
Loades has established himself as an expert on Tudor history and here he devotes himself to Tudor queens, both consorts and queens regnant.
UK) examines the repertoire of late fifteenth-century instrumental consorts.
She also exposes the vulnerabilities of many innocent sons, especially the heirs, who often became the victims of imperial politics--preyed on by ambitious consorts, contenders to the throne, regents or the emperor.
The consorts of our previous kings during the 20th century have each made their mark on the British way of life.
My grandchildren's ages range from 18 to just 14 months and two of them, Ben and Keiran, who are 13 and 11, were my consorts when I lit the civic bonfire in Nuneaton last November.
We must ask whether all of these women were consorts or whether some of them were allowed, as secondary wives, to use a title MI.
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