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Definition of Duchess

Duchess

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

Duchess Quotations

It was said of old Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, that she never puts dots over her I s, to save ink.
Horace Walpole

The earth is the earth as a peasant sees it, the world is the world as a duchess sees it, and anyway a duchess would be nothing if the earth was not there as the peasant sees it.
Gertrude Stein

My mum and my husband are from Irish backgrounds, so we have a lot of potatoes. Chips, mashed, boiled, new potatoes, I love them all. Even the slightly wonky ones like Duchess potatoes that go up in a little spiral.
Jo Brand

On one night of my debut the Prince of Wales, the Princess, and the duchess of London came to see me. They loved me for what I was and what I gave them.
Lillie Langtry

Were it not for imagination a man would be as happy in arms of a chambermaid as of a duchess.
Samuel Johnson
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Duchess Translations

duchess in French is duc, duchesse
duchess in German is Herzogin
duchess in Italian is duchessa, duca
duchess in Norwegian is hertuginne
duchess in Spanish is duquesa
duchess in Swedish is hertiginna
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