Regalia vs Mound - What's the difference?

regalia | mound |


In context|obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between regalia and mound

is that regalia is (obsolete) sumptuous food; delicacies while mound is (obsolete) a helmet.

As nouns the difference between regalia and mound

is that regalia is royal rights, prerogatives and privileges - actually enjoyed by any sovereign, regardless of his title (emperor, grand duke etcetera) or regalia can be (archaic) a kind of large cigar of superior quality while mound is (obsolete|anatomy|measurement|figuratively) a hand.

As a verb mound is

to fortify with a mound; add a barrier, rampart, etc to.

regalia

English

Noun

(en-plural noun)
  • royal rights, prerogatives and privileges - actually enjoyed by any sovereign, regardless of his title (emperor, grand duke etcetera)
  • the emblems, symbols, or paraphernalia indicative of royalty or any other sovereign status; such as a crown, orb, sceptre, sword of justice
  • * '>citation
  • decorations or insignia indicative of an office or membership of an order or society; such as freemasonry
  • finery or magnificent dress
  • (obsolete) Sumptuous food; delicacies.
  • (Cotton)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) A kind of large cigar of superior quality.
  • * 1840 , Isaac Butt, Irish Life (page 294)
  • I have taken care that there's both brandy and whiskey nicely stowed away in the barrack-room, with plenty of prime regalia cigars
  • * 1850 , United States. Congress, Congressional Edition: Volume 552 (page 868)
  • The quantity of regalias imported into northern ports is comparatively small.

    See also

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    Anagrams

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    mound

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete, anatomy, measurement, figuratively) A hand.
  • (obsolete) A protection; restraint; curb.
  • (obsolete) A helmet.
  • (obsolete) Might; size.
  • An artificial hill or elevation of earth; a raised bank; an embankment thrown up for defense; a bulwark; a rampart.
  • A natural elevation appearing as if thrown up artificially; a regular and isolated hill, hillock, or knoll.
  • (baseball) Elevated area of dirt upon which the pitcher stands to pitch.
  • A ball or globe forming part of the regalia of an emperor or other sovereign. It is encircled with bands, enriched with precious stones, and surmounted with a cross.
  • (US, vulgar, slang) The mons veneris.
  • Synonyms

    * (part of regalia) globus cruciger, globe, orb

    Derived terms

    * (l)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To fortify with a mound; add a barrier, rampart, etc. to.
  • To force or pile into a mound or mounds.
  • He mounded up his mashed potatoes so they left more space on the plate for the meat.

    See also

    * (wikipedia "mound") *