5. (Mil.) One of the soldiers of the first regiment of foot of the British army, formerly called the Royals, and supposed to be the oldest regular corps in Europe; — now called the Royal Scots.

6. An old English coin. See Rial.

(Roy"al*et) n. A petty or powerless king. [R.]

there were at this time two other royalets, as only kings by his leave.

(Roy"al*ism) n. [Cf. F. royalisme.] the principles or conduct of royalists.

(Roy"al*ist), n. [Cf. F. royaliste.] An adherent of a king (as of Charles I. in England, or of the Bourbons in france); one attached to monarchical government.

Where Ca'ndish fought, the Royalists prevailed.

(Roy`al*i*za"tion) n. The act of making loyal to a king. [R.] Saintsbury.

(Roy"al*ize) v. t. to make royal. Shak.

(Roy"al*ly) adv. In a royal or kingly manner; like a king; as becomes a king.

His body shall be royally interred.

(Roy"al*ty) n.; pl. Royalties [OF. roialté, royaulté, F. royauté. See Royal, and cf. Regality.]

1. The state of being royal; the condition or quality of a royal person; kingship; kingly office; sovereignty.

Royalty by birth was the sweetest way of majesty.

2. The person of a king or sovereign; majesty; as, in the presence of royalty.

For thus his royalty doth speak.

3. An emblem of royalty; — usually in the plural, meaning regalia. [Obs.]

Wherefore do I assume
These royalties, and not refuse to reign?

4. Kingliness; spirit of regal authority.

In his royalty of nature
Reigns that which would be fear'd.

5. Domain; province; sphere. Sir W. Scott.

6. That which is due to a sovereign, as a seigniorage on gold and silver coined at the mint, metals taken from mines, etc.; the tax exacted in lieu of such share; imperiality.

7. A share of the product or profit (as of a mine, forest, etc.), reserved by the owner for permitting another to use the property.

8. Hence (Com.), a duty paid by a manufacturer to the owner of a patent or a copyright at a certain rate for each article manufactured; or, a percentage paid to the owner of an article by one who hires the use of it.

(Royne) v. t. [F. rogner, OF. rooignier, to clip, pare, scare, fr. L. rotundus round See Rotund.] To bite; to gnaw. [Written also roin.] [Obs.] Spenser.

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