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Definition of Duke

Duke

  1. A leader; a chief; a prince.
  2. In England, one of the highest order of nobility after princes and princesses of the royal blood and the four archbishops of England and Ireland.
  3. In some European countries, a sovereign prince, without the title of king.
  4. To play the duke.

Duke Quotations

King of England, and you, duke of Bedford, who call yourself regent of the kingdom of France... settle your debt to the king of Heaven; return to the Maiden, who is envoy of the king of Heaven, the keys to all the good towns you took and violated in France.
Joan of Arc

Duke is an ugly word in Kentucky. Nothing in the world compares to the joy of beating those hateful swine from Duke.
Hunter S. Thompson

It is true that the king has made a truce with the duke of Burgundy for fifteen days and that the duke is to turn over the city of Paris at the end of fifteen days. Yet you should not marvel if I do not enter that city so quickly.
Joan of Arc

When I was a teenager I would lock myself in the bathroom for hours, bouffanting my hair like Patty Duke and trying to recreate Barbra Streisand's flawless eyeliner, only to comb it all out and wash it all off before stepping out into the world a butchish bisexual teen.
Beth Ditto

I think my real depressions started when I was about 16 and doing The Patty Duke Show. I would go to bed at about 10 o'clock on a Friday night and not get up again until 6:30 Monday morning.
Patty Duke
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Duke Translations

duke in Dutch is hertog
duke in French is duchesse, duc
duke in German is Herzog
duke in Italian is duca, duchessa
duke in Latin is dux ducis
duke in Norwegian is hertug
duke in Portuguese is duque
duke in Spanish is duque
duke in Swedish is hertig