queen

(from the article `ant`) There are generally three castes, or classes, within a colony: queens, males, and workers. Some species live in the nests of other species as ... Back in the parent colony, the first queen to emerge after the mother queen departs with the swarm immediately attempts to destroy the others. If two ... ...The res...
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queen

(from the article `chess`) Each player has one queen, which combines the powers of the rook and bishop and is thus the most mobile and powerful piece. The White queen begins at ... ...factor in the course of a game. But under the new rules the counselor underwent a sex change and gained vastly increased mobility to become the ... ......
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queen

(from the article `old maid`) Two or more can play with a standard 52-card deck from which one black queen is discarded. The cards are then dealt around one at a time as far as ...
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queen

[n] - something personified as a woman who is considered the best or most important of her kind 2. [n] - the wife or widow of a king 3. [n] - a female sovereign ruler 4. [n] - one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a queen 5. [n] - (chess) the most powerful chess piece 6. [n] - especially large and only mem...
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Queen

• (v. i.) To act the part of a queen. • (n.) The fertile, or fully developed, female of social bees, ants, and termites. • (n.) A playing card bearing the picture of a queen; as, the queen of spades. • (n.) A woman eminent in power or attractions; the highest of her kind; as, a queen in society; -- also used figuratively of citi...
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queen

noun 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
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queen

noun (chess) the most powerful piece
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Queen

[1773] ===The X-Files (season 5)=== Here is the fifth season of The X-Files. This was the last season filmed in Vancouver and lead up to the 1998 feature film. This season produced some real gems (`The Post-Modern Prometheus`, `Bad Blood`) and some real stinkers (`Chinga`, `Schizogeny`), but it`s good nonetheless. I believe this topic meets...
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Queen

[1785] Queen was launched in 1785 and served the British East India Company as an East Indiaman. She had made four voyages to India and China for the Company and was on the initial leg of her fifth voyage when a fire on 9 July 1800 destroyed her at St. Salvador. ==Voyages== Under Captain Peter Douglas, Queen sailed from The Downs on 20 Feb ...
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Queen

[American automobile] The Queen was an American automobile manufactured between 1904 and 1907 in Detroit, Michigan. Built by the C.H. Blomstrom Motor Company, Queens were chain-driven, and were one-, two-, or four-cylinder cars. The 1906 Queen was available as a 14 hp and 18 hp twin or as a 26/28 hp four. David Burgess Wise, The New Illustr...
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Queen

[Canadian automobile] The Queen was a Canadian automobile manufactured in Toronto between 1901 and 1903 by the Queen City Cycle & Motor Works. The car was a 4-seater powered by an 823cc single-cylinder engine mounted under the front seat. The clutch and gearbox was so rough that passengers were sometimes thrown out. In 1903 company presiden...
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Queen

[chess] The queen (♕,♛) is the most powerful piece in the game of chess, able to move any number of squares vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. Each player starts the game with one queen, placed in the middle of the first rank next to the king. Because of the value of a queen, it is sometimes used as bait to lure an opponent into a...
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Queen

[convict ship] Queen was a sailing ship of 400 tons used as a convict ship dispatched in 1791 from England to Australia. She was built in 1773 at Georgia in the United States. Under the command of Richard Bowen, she sailed from Cork, Ireland, in 1791 with 133 male and 22 female convicts as part of the third fleet and arrived in Port Jackson...
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Queen

[East Indiaman] At least five ships with the name Queen served the Honourable East India Company as an East Indiaman between 1701 and 1801: ==Citations== ...
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Queen

[English automobile] The Queen was an English automobile produced from 1904 to 1905. `The car for the million or the millionaire`, it was sold by Horner & Sons of Mitre Square, London. Models of 12 and 16 hp were offered; prices ranged from 235 guineas to 275 guineas. David Burgess Wise, The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Automobiles. ...
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Queen

[magazine] Queen (originally The Queen) magazine was a British society publication established by Samuel Beeton in 1861. In 1958, the magazine was sold to Jocelyn Stevens, who dropped the prefix `The` and used it as his vehicle to represent the younger side of the British Establishment, sometimes referred to as the `Chelsea Set` under the e...
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Queen

[playing card] The Queen is a playing card with a picture of a queen on it. The usual rank of a queen is as if it were 12 (or 13), that is, between the King and the Jack, or Knight. In the standard English playing card deck, legend states the Queen of Hearts is a representation of Elizabeth of York, queen consort of Henry VII of England. Ce...
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Queen

[slang] In gay slang, queen is a term used to refer to flamboyant or effeminate gay men. The term can either be pejorative or celebrated as a type of self-identification. ==Related terms== `Fruit salad` refers to gay men who don`t have a racial preference in their sex partners. ===Drag queen=== A drag queen is a person, usually a man, who d...
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Queen

[Snow White] The Queen, often referred to as the Evil Queen or the Wicked Queen, is a fictional character and the main antagonist in `Snow White`, a fairy tale set in the German countryside, recorded by the Brothers Grimm; similar stories are also known to exist in other countries. Other versions of the Queen appear in `Snow White` derivati...
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Queen

[TTC] == History == Queen Station opened in 1954 as part of the original stretch of the Yonge subway line from Union to Eglinton stations. The original address given to the station, 171 Yonge Street, is still commonly used in TTC system maps, but this address is not used for any nearby buildings and points to the actual intersection. The ad...
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Queen

Queen intransitive verb To act the part of a queen. Shak.
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Queen

Queen noun [ Middle English quen , quene , queen, quean, Anglo-Saxon cwēn wife, queen, woman; akin to Old Saxon quān wife, woman, Icelandic kvān wife, queen, Goth. qēns . √221. See Quean .] 1. The wife of a ki...
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queen

1. The wife of a king. ... 2. A woman who is the sovereign of a kingdom; a female monarch; as, Elizabeth, queen of England; Mary, queen of Scots. 'In faith, and by the heaven's quene.' (Chaucer) ... 3. A woman eminent in power or attractions; the highest of her kind; as, a queen in society; also used figuratively of cities, countries, etc. ' This q...
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Queen

a female bee with a fully developed reproductive system, and she is larger and longer than a worker bee.
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Queen

a female reproductive in social insects
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