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 ... 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 ... to grant an annuity of £30,000 to her mother, the Duchess of Kent, on the condition that all previously existing annuities to the Duchess were to cease ...

Famous quotes containing the word duchess:

    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)

    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)