Royalty

Definition of Royalty

Roy´al`ty
n.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.
- Holyday.
2.The person of a king or sovereign; majesty; as, in the presence of royalty.
For thus his royalty doth speak.
- Shak.
3.An emblem of royalty; - usually in the plural, meaning regalia.
4.Kingliness; spirit of regal authority.
5.Domain; province; sphere.
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.(Com.) 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.

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