Origin of duchess
usage note for duchess
OTHER WORDS FROM duchessduch·ess·like, adjective
How to use duchess in a sentence
Everybody talked to Dominick on that Vanity Fair story—children, servants, mistresses, duchesses, and Von Bülow himself.
He did not wish to rob his friend of his wealth, of his Duchesses, or of his embryo seat in Parliament.
It is an established custom for them to sup or dine with me, because some duchesses have done me this honour.Queens of the French Stage|H. Noel Williams
Though her father had lived all his life in what is called good society, he had not consorted much with dukes and duchesses.
What if they did play the parts of grand duchesses better than those great ladies themselves know how?High Noon|Anonymous
Worse still, many duchesses would not recognize La Felina as one of the number.