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Meaning of queen

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the only fertile female in a colony of social insects such
           as bees and ants and termites; its function is to lay eggs
      2: a female sovereign ruler [syn: {queen}, {queen regnant},
         {female monarch}] [ant: {Rex}, {king}, {male monarch}]
      3: the wife or widow of a king
      4: something personified as a woman who is considered the best
         or most important of her kind; "Paris is the queen of
         cities"; "the queen of ocean liners"
      5: a competitor who holds a preeminent position [syn: {king},
         {queen}, {world-beater}]
      6: offensive term for an openly homosexual man [syn: {fagot},
         {faggot}, {fag}, {fairy}, {nance}, {pansy}, {queen}, {queer},
         {poof}, {poove}, {pouf}]
      7: one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen
      8: (chess) the most powerful piece
      9: an especially large mole rat and the only member of a colony
         of naked mole rats to bear offspring which are sired by only
         a few males [syn: {queen}, {queen mole rat}]
      10: female cat [syn: {tabby}, {queen}]
      v 1: promote to a queen, as of a pawn in chess
      2: become a queen; "her pawn queened"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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