- the wife of an archduke.
- a princess of the Austrian imperial family.
Origin of archduchess
Related Words for archduchessaristocrat, count, patrician, gentleman, royalty, peer, lord, emperor, lady, prince, empress, duke, archduchess, archduke, countess, gentlewoman, princess, duchess, queen, baroness
Examples from the Web for archduchess
Historical Examples of archduchess
"All for the bright eyes of an archduchess, rather," broke in Lucy, laughing.Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I.
Charles James Lever
In all these respects the Austrian archduchess was woefully deficient.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
She was studying music, and her mother, who was the Archduchess, was watching her.
The Archduchess, who had no religion herself, approved of it in others.
"I have told you all I know," said the Archduchess impatiently.
- the wife or widow of an archduke
- (since 1453) a princess of the Austrian imperial family, esp a daughter of the Austrian emperor