margrave was puffing solemnly at his cigar, and changed the subject.
"The two are together," said the margrave, clutching his friend's shoulder.
I felt as if I had realized margrave's idle dreams,—as if youth could never fade, love could never grow cold.
"'Tis clear as the staff of a pike," said the poor margrave, mournfully.
Lots were drawn for the "gate of honor," and gained by the margrave, who accordingly defended it with his band.
The margrave of Rudesheimer was a slender man of elegant appearance.
"The meeting was held regular, at the hour and place advertised," said margrave with dignity.
She had gone to Bayreuth, where she had been the margrave's mistress.
The young light-hearted man, known in this place under the name of margrave?
His hand encountered the strange touch of the margrave's card.
military governor of a German border province, 1550s, from Middle Dutch markgrave (Dutch markgraaf), literally "count of the border," from Old High German marcgravo; second element from graf "count, earl" (Old High German gravo, gravjo), from West Germanic *grafa "a designation of rank, possibly borrowed from Greek grapheus "scribe." For first element see mark (n.1). Later a hereditary title under the Holy Roman Empire. His wife was a margravine.