Definition of 'duchess'
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The four photos are the first portraits taken by the duchess to be publicly released. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What lofty habits would you indulge in if you were a duke or a duchess? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The duke and duchess have talked in the past about their competitive nature. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The duke and duchess have form on the subject. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The meeting with the duke and duchess went well, and she got the job. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So what does a duchess wear on the cover of Vogue? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The duchess always says it's important to have a keen pair of ears and keep quiet. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The duke and duchess were staying in Norfolk. The Sun (2016)The duke and duchess were caught up in a minor earthquake in Assam last night. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The duke and duchess gave a preview tour yesterday morning, leading the way up a colossal flight of stairs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the new duke and duchess were determined to keep Woburn in the family and to make it a paying proposition. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The duke and duchess were there to highlight the threat of poaching and how animals and people can co-exist in such remote rural areas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)An aide said: 'The duchess is cheerful. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That, in a nutshell, is how the duke and duchess like it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Great fun, certainly: but precisely why the duke and duchess are there is open to question. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But its website sternly warns: 'There will be no public access or opportunity to view the duke and duchess from afar. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A fire brigade officer said: 'The duchess may not feel that lucky right now but this fire could have been very much worse. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'duchess'
British English: duchess NOUN
A duchess is a woman who has the same rank as a duke, or who is a duke's wife or widow.
The duke and duchess were a distinguished pair.
Definition of duchess from the Collins English Dictionary
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