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Queen of Hearts, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishQueen of Hearts, thethe Queen of HeartsˌQueen of ˈHearts, the  1 a character in the book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis carroll, who is known for ordering people’s heads to be cut off, by saying ‘Off with his head!’ see also Alice in Wonderland2 a character from a nursery rhyme (=an old song or poem for young children): The Queen of Hearts, she baked some tarts, /All on a summer’s day; / The Knave of Hearts, he stole the tarts, /And took them clean away.
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