dukedom

[dook-duh m, dyook-]
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noun

a duchy.
the office or rank of a duke.

Nearby words

  1. dukakis,
  2. dukas,
  3. dukas, paul,
  4. duke,
  5. duked up,
  6. dukes,
  7. dukes classification,
  8. dukes disease,
  9. dukhobor,
  10. dukhobors

Origin of dukedom

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at duke, -dom

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British Dictionary definitions for dukedom

dukedom

noun

another name for a duchy
the title, rank, or position of a duke
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