Duchess

  • (noun): The wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right.

Some articles on duchess:

Duchess, Alberta - Demographics
... In the 2011 Census, the Village of Duchess had a population of 992 living in 360 of its 376 total dwellings, a 1.4% change from its 2006 population of 978 ... In 2006, Duchess had a population of 978 living in 351 dwellings, a 17.0% increase from 2001 ...
Duchess Of Kent's Annuity Act 1838
... The Duchess of Kent's Annuity Act 1838 (1 2 Vict ... c ...

Famous quotes containing the word duchess:

    That’s my last Duchess painted on the wall,
    Looking as if she were alive. I call
    Robert Browning (1812–1889)

    “If everybody minded their own business,” the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, “the world would go round a deal faster than it does.”
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)

    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 (1874–1946)