Definitions for king's english

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

king's′ Eng′lish(n.)

  1. standard, educated, or correct English speech or usage, esp. of England.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

    Ref: Also called, when a queen is sovereign, queen's English.

Origin of king's English:

1545–55

Princeton's WordNet

  1. King's English, Queen's English(noun)

    English as spoken by educated persons in southern England

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