marquess

[ mahr-kwis ]
/ ˈmɑr kwɪs /

noun British.

Origin of marquess

spelling variant of marquis

Can be confused

marque marquee marquess marquis marquise
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marquess

/ (ˈmɑːkwɪs) /

noun

(in the British Isles) a nobleman ranking between a duke and an earl
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