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 for Prince
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prince \Prince\, n. [F., from L. princeps, -cipis, the first,
     chief; primus first + capere to take. See Prime, a., and
     1. The one of highest rank; one holding the highest place and
        authority; a sovereign; a monarch; -- originally applied
        to either sex, but now rarely applied to a female.
        --Wyclif (Rev. i. 5).
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              Go, Michael, of celestial armies prince. --Milton.
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              Queen Elizabeth, a prince admirable above her sex.
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     2. The son of a king or emperor, or the issue of a royal
        family; as, princes of the blood. --Shak.
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     3. A title belonging to persons of high rank, differing in
        different countries. In England it belongs to dukes,
        marquises, and earls, but is given to members of the royal
        family only. In Italy a prince is inferior to a duke as a
        member of a particular order of nobility; in Spain he is
        always one of the royal family.
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     4. The chief of any body of men; one at the head of a class
        or profession; one who is pre["e]minent; as, a merchant
        prince; a prince of players. "The prince of learning."
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     Prince-Albert coat, a long double-breasted frock coat for
     Prince of the blood, Prince consort, Prince of
     darkness. See under Blood, Consort, and Darkness.
     Prince of Wales, the oldest son of the English sovereign.
     Prince's feather (Bot.), a name given to two annual herbs
        ({Amarantus caudatus and Polygonum orientale), with
        apetalous reddish flowers arranged in long recurved
        panicled spikes.
     Prince's metal, Prince Rupert's metal. See under Metal.
     Prince's pine. (Bot.) See Pipsissewa.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prince \Prince\, v. i.
     To play the prince. [R.] --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign
           (especially the son of a sovereign)

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  70 Moby Thesaurus words for "prince":
     Muslim rulers, Prinz, acceptable person, anointed king, atheling,
     baron, capital fellow, chief, chieftain, crown prince,
     crowned head, czar, diamond, dynast, emir, emperor, gem, gentleman,
     good fellow, good lot, good man, good person, good sort,
     good woman, grand duke, heir apparent, heir presumptive,
     high chief, honest man, imperator, jewel, khan, king, king-emperor,
     kinglet, knez, lady, lord paramount, majesty, mensch, merchant,
     mirza, monarch, overlord, paramount, pearl, perfect gentleman,
     perfect lady, persona grata, petty king, potentate, prince consort,
     prince regent, princeling, princes of India, real man, right sort,
     rough diamond, royal, royal personage, royalty, ruler, shahzada,
     sheikh, sherif, sovereign, suzerain, tetrarch, tycoon, worthy

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     the title generally applied to the chief men of the state. The
     "princes of the provinces" (1 Kings 20:14) were the governors or
     lord-lieutenants of the provinces. So also the "princes"
     mentioned in Dan. 6:1, 3, 4, 6, 7 were the officers who
     administered the affairs of the provinces; the "satraps" (as
     rendered in R.V.). These are also called "lieutenants" (Esther
     3:12; 8:9; R.V., "satraps"). The promised Saviour is called by
     Daniel (9:25) "Messiah the Prince" (Heb. nagid); compare Acts
     3:15; 5:31. The angel Micheal is called (Dan. 12:1) a "prince"
     (Heb. sar, whence "Sarah," the "princes").

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  PRINCE. In a general sense, a sovereign the ruler of a nation or state. The 
  son of a king or emperor, or the issue of a royal family; as, princes of the 
  blood. The chief of any body of men. 
       2. By a clause inserted in policies of insurance, the insurer is liable 
  for all losses occasioned by "arrest or detainment of all kings, princes, 
  and people, of what nation, condition, or quality soever." 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 

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