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Definition of imperial:

  1. A game at cards differing from piquet in some minor details, and in having a trump; also, any one of several combinations of cards which score in this game.
  2. A gold coin of Russia worth ten rubles, or about eight dollars.
  3. A kind of fine cloth brought into England from Greece. or other Eastern countries, in the Middle Ages.
  4. A luggage case on the top of a coach.
  5. An outside seat on a diligence.
  6. Anything of unusual size or excellence, as a large decanter, a kind of large photograph, a large sheet of drowing, printing, or writing paper, etc.
  7. Belonging to, or suitable to, supreme authority, or one who wields it; royal; sovereign; supreme.
  8. Of or pertaining to an empire, or to an emperor; as, an imperial government; imperial authority or edict.
  9. The tuft of hair on a man's lower lip and chin; - so called from the style of beard of Napoleon III.


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