duchess

Part of speech: noun

The wife or widow of a duke.

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Usage examples "duchess":

  1. In the third act Saavedra returned to his place beside the duchess, without Julita appearing to notice it at all. - "Maximina", Armando Palacio Valdés.
  2. This was accomplished as she wished, to the content of all, and the Duchess Blanche rejoiced greatly in the success of the Good Knight, who had begun his career in her household. - "Bayard: The Good Knight Without Fear And Without Reproach", Christopher Hare.
  3. The word 'red' is unmistakably the word for the poor duchess to- day. - "Faith and Unfaith", Duchess.