an Italian nobleman, equivalent in rank to a marquis.
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How to use marchese in a sentence
In his GQ cover story on Kunis last year, David marchese ended the interview by, yes, asking her out.
I tell the marchese that if he is so fond of the musty Middle Ages he ought to go about in armour himself by rights.
Their placidity amused the marchese, and so did the thought of the little scene that he knew was being enacted in the library.
Mr Marvel stood up and bowed as she passed, and the silent, saturnine marchese stared.
As the Prince and the marchese stood together by the fireplace at the other end of the long room Mamie joined them.
And he plunged his stiletto within the bosom of the marchese.Auriol | W. Harrison Ainsworth
British Dictionary definitions for marchese
(in Italy) a nobleman ranking below a prince and above a count; marquis
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