Origin of doge1
Origin of doge2
Examples from the Web for doge
The ambassador handed his credentials to the Doge, and remained uncovered while they were being read.
Marino Faliero, doge of Venice, an historical tragedy in five acts, with notes.The Works of Lord Byron, Vol. 7.|George Gordon Byron
Marini looks the Doge and wears the ducal robe with great dignity and success.
He saw the Doge espouse the Adriatic by casting a gold ring into it on Ascension day with very great pomp and ceremony.Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Evelyn
The doge and the principal senators came out of port in a magnificent galley to receive him.History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain.|William H. Prescott
Word Origin for doge
"chief magistrate of Venice or Genoa," 1540s, from Venetian dialect doge, from Latin ducem, accusative of dux "leader" (see duke (n.)).