HyperDic: duke

English > 2 senses of the word duke:
NOUNperson dukea British peer of the highest rank
person dukea nobleman (in various countries / countries) of high rank
duke > pronunciation
Soundsduw'k
Rhymesarchduke ... Wouk: 14 rhymes with uwk...
English > duke: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA British peer of the highest rank.
InstancesJohn of Gaunt, Duke of LancasterThe fourth son of Edward III who was the effective ruler of England during the close of his father's reign and during the minority of Richard II
BroaderpeerA nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount / viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage
Spanishduque
Adjectivesducalof or belonging to or suitable for a duke
Nounsdukedomthe domain controlled by a duke or duchess
dukedomthe dignity or rank or position of a duke
English > duke: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA nobleman (in various countries / countries) of high rank.
BroaderLord, noble, noblemanA titled peer of the realm
Spanishduque
Catalanduc
Adjectivesducalof or belonging to or suitable for a duke
Nounsdukedomthe domain controlled by a duke or duchess
dukedomthe dignity or rank or position of a duke

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