Definition of 'duke'
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Current convention would make him a prince and a duke. The Sun (2012)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)It is a lesson that the duke and duchess might care to heed. Times, Sunday Times (2016) The duke himself died before the palace was completed. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The huge council hall has frescoes and portraits of Tuscan grand dukes. Collins Traveller-Tuscany and Florence (1993)The dinner has highlighted the difficulty for the duke and duchess of how careful they should be about where their charitable donations come from. Times, Sunday Times (2014)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)That, in a nutshell, is how the duke and duchess like it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Was your freedom maintained by that gentle man, the duke of Alva? Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)The following year the grand duke addressed 1,500 business leaders in Miami and died soon afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2010)By the time the 11th duke died, relations had improved with his son and heir. Times, Sunday Times (2015)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 royal aide said: 'The duke recognises that there are many people out there already doing great work in these areas. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: duke NOUN
A duke is a man with a very high social rank.
...the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Definition of duke from the Collins English Dictionary
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