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A lot possibly said for a king (5)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

midas

'a king' is the definition.
(mythical king)

'a lot possibly said' is the wordplay.
'a lot' becomes 'm' ().
'possibly' is an anagram indicator.
'said' anagrammed gives 'idas'.
'm'+'idas'='MIDAS'

'for' is the link.

(Other definitions for midas that I've seen before include "Greek mythological king with money-making touch", "I'm sad (anag) -- king of Phrygia", "Everything he touched turned to gold", "Golden-touch king", "Mythical king who had the power to turn everything to gold".)

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