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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Cover her face. Mine eyes dazzle. She died young - Duchess. Act 4, Sc.2.
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.
The Duke and Duchess are hugely appreciative of all the warm messages they have received about their family this year and are very much looking forward to their first Christmas as a family of four.
As a lifelong fruits and vegetables ambassador, and a U.K. resident, designing a banana cake worthy of Prince Henry of Wales and the future Duchess Meghan Markle represents a higher calling, both personally and professionally.
If she ever goes back they would probably be conservative roles not like her last role in ‘Suits.’ She will probably focus more on her charitable interests, humanitarian interests, her role when she gets married will be the Duchess of Sussex.
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Translations for duchess
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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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