on the throne

on the throne

 
1. Lit. [of royalty] currently reigning. King Samuel was on the throne for two decades.
2. Fig. Sl. seated on the toilet. I can't come to the phone. I'm on the throne.
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on the throne

mod. seated on the toilet. I can’t come to the phone. I’m on the throne.
See also: on, throne
References in classic literature ?
Several days were spent in these interesting conversations, but at length Zayda's mother began to think of the best means for placing the Prince on the throne, which was his by right.
If the emperor remained on the throne, Gerard required a different alliance to aid his career; if Louis XVIII.
There were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a plain face, on the throne of England; there were a king with a large jaw and a queen with a fair face, on the throne of France.
To whom thus Jesus patiently replied:-- "Yet wealth without these three is impotent To gain dominion, or to keep it gained-- Witness those ancient empires of the earth, In highth of all their flowing wealth dissolved; But men endued with these have oft attained, In lowest poverty, to highest deeds-- Gideon, and Jephtha, and the shepherd lad Whose offspring on the throne of Juda sate So many ages, and shall yet regain That seat, and reign in Israel without end.