noun, plural du·ces, du·ci [doo-chee] /ˈdu tʃi/.
Origin of duce
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
Historical Examples of duces
And, by the way, isn't there such a writ as a mandamus, or a duces tecum?The Paliser case
To do the duty of a duces tecum we have a diligence against havers.The Book-Hunter
John Hill Burton
In the Bible the word dukes is used (Gen. xxxvi) for the duces of the Vulgate.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
The two classes of officers of which we hear most were the counts (Latin, comites) and the dukes (Latin, duces).An Introduction to the History of Western Europe
James Harvey Robinson
Duces autem contrarii excercitus, sese densis agminibus et consertis aciebus, uiolenter opponunt aduentantibus.Beowulf
R. W. Chambers
Word Origin for duce
Word Origin for dux
1923, title assumed by Benito Mussolini (1883-1945); Italian, literally "leader," from Latin ducem (see duke (n.)).