What is duchess?

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

Some articles on duchess:

Duchess Of Kent's Annuity Act 1838
... The Duchess of Kent's Annuity Act 1838 (1 2 Vict ... It empowered the Queen 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 ...
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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word duchess:

    It’s worth living abroad to study up on genteel and delicate manners. The maid smiles continuously; she smiles like a duchess on a stage, while at the same time it is clear from her face that she is exhausted from overwork.
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    “If everybody minded their own business,” the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, “the world would go round a deal faster than it does.”
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