noun, plural du·chesses [French dy-shes] /French düˈʃɛs/. French Furniture.
- duchenne-aran disease,
- duchenne-erb paralysis,
- duchess of malfi, the,
- duchess potatoes,
- duchesse bed,
- duchesse brisée,
- duck and drake
Origin of duchesse
Examples from the Web for duchesse
The Duchesse de Guermantes, once the dominant leader of society, ventures out less and less and is first eclipsed, then forgotten.
Pray excuse me, so many come and ask for the Duchesse, and we have to be so very particular.Seen and Unseen|E. Katharine Bates
The principal friendships of her later years were with the duchesse de Choiseul and with Horace Walpole.
On the whole, the best version is that of the Duchesse de Langeais, though even this leaves much to be desired.Reviews|Oscar Wilde
The Duchesse d'Orlans feels that her child has quickened, and I think that her condition will be publicly announced in a few days.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.2/3, 1836-1840|Duchesse De Dino
Reference has already been made to the whelp and the squirrels which he introduces into the Book of the Duchesse.Chaucer and His Times|Grace E. Hadow