Noun(1) a British peer of the highest rank(2) a nobleman (in various countries
(1) Even now I hardly care who it is whether it be a baron, a duke , an earl, or a lowly serf.(2) The duke and duchess met key figures involved in the building and running of the health centre, before being taken on a guided tour of the facilities.(3) From the seventh century the tribal duke became an almost independent sovereign.(4) But while England had nobles, it did not have a nobility; legally, the son of a duke or marquis could be only a commoner.(5) Besides, the duke and the duchess still had much to discuss with each other.(6) In 1236, he became an independent duke of Novogorod during a very hard period for Russia.(7) The servants of a duke or marquis had seven rows of curls on their state wigs, six on their house wigs and five on their carriage wigs.(8) The castles of the rebellious barons were razed and the nobles never challenged the duke 's power again.(9) Similarly, the authority of marquesses, dukes , earls, barons, counts, and other nobles had long existed side by side with royal and imperial authority.(10) Then he began to push me about, so I said I would not go at all if he put his dukes on me.(11) They're at it again, baseball owners and players, as if they didn't have enough money, duking it out off the field with a strike date set for August 30th.(12) The dukes and earls have been sent packing from the House of Lords.(13) She was also introduced to several lords, dukes and soon to be counts and barons, who were her age.(14) Pop stars, TV soap actors, footballers and celebrity chefs have taken the places of dukes and earls in our modern social pantheon, for better or worse.(15) I've had my moments in the past - fortunately on very few occasions - where I've had to raise the old dukes as a means of self-defence; but I've always used force purely as a deterrent.(16) One fun aspect of the ├ö├ç├┐comments├ö├ç├û feature is watching my readers duke it out about various things.
1. duke ::
2. prince ::
3. bellwether ::
4. chieftain ::
5. leader ::
6. chief ::
7. king ::
8. lord ::
9. khan ::
10. governor ::
11. dynast ::
Different Formsduke, dukedom, dukedoms, dukes
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