duke

  1. a British peer of the highest rank
  2. a nobleman (in various countries) of high rank

Duke

A duke (male) or duchess (female) can either be a monarch ruling over a duchy or a member of the nobility, historically of highest rank below the monarch. The title comes from French duc, itself from the Latin dux, `leader`, a term used in republican Rome to refer to a military commander without an official rank (particularly one of Germanic or .....
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Duke

[n] - a nobleman (in various countries) of high rank 2. [n] - a British peer of the highest rank
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Duke

• (n.) In some European countries, a sovereign prince, without the title of king. • (n.) A leader; a chief; a prince. • (n.) 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. • (v. i.) To play the duke.
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duke

noun a British peer of the highest rank
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Duke

[Cambridge Town Club cricketer] Duke (first name and details of birth and death unknown) was an English cricketer with possibly professional status who was active in 1831. He made his first-class debut in 1831 and appeared in one match as an unknown handedness batsman whose bowling style is unknown, playing for Cambridge Town Club (CTC). He...
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Duke

[G.I. Joe] Duke is a fictional character from the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero and G.I. Joe: Sigma 6 lines of military-themed toys. The character is featured in both the animated series and comic books. Channing Tatum portrays Duke in the 2009 live-action film, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, and the 2013 sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation. ==Prof...
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Duke

[Lombard] Among the Lombards, the duke or dux was the man who act as political and military commander of a set of `military families` (the Fara), irrespective of any territorial appropriation. ==Etymology== The proper Lombard language term for the figure of the duke is not known; the oldest Lombard historiographical sources (the anonymous O...
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Duke

[nickname] Duke is a nickname for: ...
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Duke

Duke intransitive verb To play the duke. [ Poetic] « Lord Angelo dukes it well in his absence.» Shak.
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Duke

Duke noun [ French duc , from Latin dux , ducis , leader, commander, from ducere to lead; akin to Anglo-Saxon teón to draw; confer Anglo-Saxon heretoga ( here army) an army leader, general, German herzog duke. See Tue , and confer D...
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duke

1. A leader; a chief; a prince. 'Hannibal, duke of Carthage.' (Sir T. Elyot) 'All were dukes once, who were 'duces' captains or leaders of their people.' (Trench) ... 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,...
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duke

a European title of nobility, having ordinarily the highest rank below a prince or king (except in countries having such titles as archduke or grand ... [6 related articles]
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duke

duke A prince who rules a duchy, principality, or other small state.
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Duke

Duke is an English name for boys. The meaning is `leader` The name Duke is most commonly given to Dutch boys. (2 times more often than to American boys.) Duke is given to boys and girls in the Netherlands The name sounds like: Deke, Dack, Dag, Daeg, Dick, Dago, Doug, Dicky, Dickie, Takeo, Tige, Tuck Similar names are: Luke, Dre, Drue, Bake, Dace, D...
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Duke

Duke is the highest rank in the British peerage. Dukes take precedence over all except princes and princesses of royal blood and certain officials of the Crown. The first duke to be created in England was Edward the Black Prince, who was made Duke of Cornwall in 1337. The honour is rarely given in modern times except to princes of royal blood; and ...
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duke

Duke is the verdict in a match [from the practice of raising the winner?s arm, from the slang term for a fist, from rhyming slang duke of Yorks, ?forks,? slang for the hands]
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duke

Highest title in the English peerage. It originated in England in 1337, when Edward III created his son Edward, Duke of Cornwall. The premier Scottish duke is the Duke of...
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duke

Highest title in the English peerage. It originated in England in 1337, when Edward III created his son Edward, Duke of Cornwall
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Duke

The Duke is a character in As You Like It.
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Duke

Twin-engined 6st light transport aircraft, Beechcraft [US]
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Duke

Type: Term Pronunciation: dūk Definitions: 1. William Waddell Duke, U.S. pathologist, 1883-1945. See: Duke bleeding time test
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