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ˈdʌtʃ ɪsDuchess

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. duchessnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. duchessnoun

    The female spouse or widow of a duke.

  2. duchessnoun

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

  3. duchessverb

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Duchessnoun

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

  2. Etymology: [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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Duchess in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Duchess in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Duchess in a Sentence

  1. Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia:

    This is to state that I am convinced that Mrs Anderson or Tchiakovsky is an imposter. I believe in the statement my sister the Grand Duchess Olga, made in 1925 that this woman was not Anastasia.

  2. John Webster:

    Cover her face. Mine eyes dazzle. She died young - Duchess. Act 4, Sc.2.

  3. Kensington Palace:

    It is customary for Supporters of the shield to be assigned to Members of the Royal Family, and for wives of Members of the Royal Family to have one of their husband's Supporters and one relating to themselves, the Supporter relating to The Duchess of Sussex is a songbird with wings elevated as if flying and an open beak, which with the quill represents the power of communication.

  4. Prince Harry:

    I didn’t see that as being a staged thing. I thought it was entirely spontaneous and clever in making the two brothers talk to each other, it was a deft move that shows the Duchess is not overawed by all that’s going on.

  5. Buckingham Palace:

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are grateful to Her Majesty and the Royal Family for their ongoing support as they embark on the next chapter of their lives.As agreed in this new arrangement, they understand that they are required to step back from Royal duties, including official military appointments.They will no longer receive public funds for Royal duties.

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