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[doo-kuh-lee, dyoo-]
  1. in the manner of or pertaining to a duke.
  2. Heraldry. with a ducal coronet: a lion gules ducally gorged.
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Origin of ducally

First recorded in 1815–25; ducal + -ly
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for ducally

Historical Examples

  • The shield is surrounded by the collar of the Thistle, with the badge, and supported by unicorns chained and ducally gorged.

    Finger-Ring Lore

    William Jones

  • The supporters of the Nevilles Earls of Westmoreland were two bulls argent, ducally collar'd gold, armed or, &c.

  • The family crest of Sir Robert Manners was a bull's head erased gu., ducally gorged and chained or.

  • Supporters: two lions rampant guardant argent, ducally gorged or.

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry

    Arthur Charles Fox-Davies

  • Lozenge: Argent, a chief azure, over all a lion rampant gules, ducally crowned or (St. George).

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry

    Arthur Charles Fox-Davies