noun, plural du·ces, du·ci [doo-chee] /ˈdu tʃi/.
Definition for duces (2 of 2)
noun, plural du·ces [doo-seez, dyoo-, doo-keys] /ˈdu siz, ˈdyu-, ˈdu keɪs/, dux·es [duhk-siz, doo k-] /ˈdʌk sɪz, ˈdʊk-/.
Origin of dux
Examples from the Web for duces
And, by the way, isn't there such a writ as a mandamus, or a duces tecum?The Paliser case|Edgar Saltus
Duces ex judicio discedentes, ut ipsi omnibus iracundi flammis urebantur.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Volume V|J. H. Merle d'Aubigné
The next are duces belli, great leaders in war; such as are princes' lieutenants, and do them notable services in the wars.Essays|Francis Bacon
To do the duty of a duces tecum we have a diligence against havers.The Book-Hunter|John Hill Burton
The chiefs of peace (principes) were still sharply distinguished from the chiefs of war (duces), just as among the Iroquois.The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State|Frederick Engels
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Word Origin and History for duces
1923, title assumed by Benito Mussolini (1883-1945); Italian, literally "leader," from Latin ducem (see duke (n.)).