Origin of duchess
Related formsduch·ess·like, adjective
Definition for duchesses (2 of 2)
noun, plural du·chesses [French dy-shes] /French düˈʃɛs/. French Furniture.
Origin of duchesse
Examples from the Web for duchesses
Everybody talked to Dominick on that Vanity Fair story—children, servants, mistresses, duchesses, and Von Bülow himself.
Are not the sentiments of the Duchesses sister-in-law, the Comtesse Diane, in direct opposition to the absolute monarchy?The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete|Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
I have inured them to Dukes and familiarized them with Duchesses, as the butcher hardens his pony to a motor-car.The Celebrity at Home|Violet Hunt
Only queens and duchesses can afford to paint pictures or to write books, without loss of caste.An Ambitious Woman|Edgar Fawcett