the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right
The female spouse or widow of a duke.
The female ruler of a duchy (where women can reign).
to court or curry favour for political or business advantage; to flatter obsequiously.
the wife or widow of a duke; also, a lady who has the sovereignty of a duchy in her own right
Origin: [F. duchesse, fr. duc duke.]
Duchess is a village in southern Alberta, Canada, located north of Brooks, across from Trans-Canada Highway, in the County of Newell. The village was named for Duchess Louise Marguerite. It is mainly a ranching community.
The Roycroft Dictionary
The feminine of Dutchman.
The numerical value of duchess in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of duchess in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- княгіня, герцагіняBelarusian
- дукеса, херцогиняBulgarian
- duquessaCatalan, Valencian
- ban-diùcScottish Gaelic
- hercegnő, hercegnéHungarian
- istri adipati, adipati perempuanIndonesian
- hertuginneNorwegian Nynorsk
- герцогиня, княгиняRussian
- vojvotkinja, војвоткињаSerbo-Croatian
- княгиня, герцогиняUkrainian
- dük, hidük, jidükVolapük
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