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The Anglo-Saxon cyng, cyning, from cyn a nation or people, and the termination—ing, meaning “of,” as “son of,” “chief of,” etc. In Anglo-Saxon times the king was elected on the Wiʹtena-gemòt, and was therefore the choice of the nation.

The factory king. Richard Oastler, of Bradford, the successful advocate of the “Ten Hoursʹ Bill” (1789–1861).

Ré Galantuomo (the gallant king), Victor Emmanuel of Italy (1820–1878)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Killing no Murder
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Kilmarth Rocks (Scotland)
Kilwinning
Kin, Kind
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King
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