verb (used with object), duked, duk·ing.
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Altogether, the monks, the Dukes, and the winemakers created a microcosm the influence of which can still be felt today.The Next UNESCO World Heritage Site: Burgundy’s Pinot Noir Country?|Jordan Salcito|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Dukes of Hazzard were masters of button-popped shirts, teasingly open.
In one of the biggest “gets” of the book, Cohan interviews Robert Steel, who was the chairman of Dukes?Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From a New Book on the Duke Lacrosse Scandal|William O’Connor|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later, the Dukes of Burgundy appropriated the land and vines were revived by medieval monks.
Charlene Harjo, a 55-year-old kindergarten and first grade teacher in Denver, said "Obama didn't put his dukes on."Obama Supporters Mourn His Terrible Debate Performance|Justin Green|October 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I have many influential acquaintances in Paris, dukes, counts, and marquises.Avarice-Anger:|Eugne Sue
On the three benches of the first section sat the dukes; on those of the second, the marquises; on those of the third, the earls.The Man Who Laughs|Victor Hugo
Since 1672 the office is hereditary in the family of Howard (Dukes of Norfolk).The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
Though Burgundy suffered less than the royal domain, the lesser people had to pay heavily for the prodigal largess of their dukes.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
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