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  1. A female monarch. Ex: :w:Queen Victoria, Queen Victoria
  2. The wife of a king. Ex: :w:Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
  3. (chess) Piece able to move both horizontally and diagonally any number of spaces; most powerful piece.
  4. (playing cards) Playing card with picture of queen on its face, 12th card in a given suit.
  5. A powerful or forceful female person.
  6. (context, derogatory, slang) . An effeminate male homosexual. See Drag queen.
  7. A reproductive female animal in a hive, such as an ant, bee, termite or wasp
  8. An adult female cat valued for breeding. See tom.
  • Dutch: wijfjeskat , poes , kattin (Flemish)
    • Finnish: naaraskissa(fi)
    • French: folle(fr)f
    • German: Tunte(de)f
    • Italian: gatta(it)f
    • Spanish: reina(es)f
    1. to make a queen
    2. (chess) to convert a pawn into a queen
      Etymology: quene, from cwen, cwÄn or cwene

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