noun, plural du·ces, du·ci [doo-chee] /ˈdu tʃi/.
- duccio di buoninsegna,
- duccio, agostino di,
- duces tecum,
- duchamp, marcel,
Origin of duce
Examples from the Web for duce
Banners with “Muslims go home” and “Long Live Il Duce,” in a reference to Benito Mussolini, lie crumpled along the streets.In Rome’s Riots, Cries for Mussolini and Attacks on Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The youth struck the note upon the tabourin—his pipe followed, and off we bounded——the duce take that slit!The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman|Laurence Sterne
Who th' duce does ta think can be bilious in a country like this?Seets I' Paris|John Hartley
The real "views" of the Duce are those which he formulates and executes at one and the same time.
Conspectus Crustaceorum in orbis terrarum circumnavigatione, C. Wilkes duce, collectorum.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II|Charles Darwin
"Nil desperandum, Christo duce," said the preacher; and thus heartened, the little fleet set sail on its triumphant journey.American Sketches|Charles Whibley
Word Origin for duce
1923, title assumed by Benito Mussolini (1883-1945); Italian, literally "leader," from Latin ducem (see duke (n.)).