Definitions for duchessˈdʌtʃ ɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. duchess(noun)

    the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right

Wiktionary

  1. duchess(Noun)

    The female spouse or widow of a duke.

  2. duchess(Noun)

    The female ruler of a duchy (where women can reign).

  3. duchess(Verb)

    to court or curry favour for political or business advantage; to flatter obsequiously.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Duchess(noun)

    the wife or widow of a duke; also, a lady who has the sovereignty of a duchy in her own right

  2. Origin: [F. duchesse, fr. duc duke.]

Freebase

  1. Duchess

    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

  1. duchess

    The feminine of Dutchman.


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