Definition - king

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king
  1. (chess) the weakest but the most important piece
  2. one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
  3. a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward
  4. a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
  5. a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
  6. a competitor who holds a preeminent position
  7. United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)
  8. United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
  9. United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
  10. preeminence in a particular category or group or field; "the lion is the king of beasts"