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marquess

[ mahr-kwis ]
/ ˈmɑr kwɪs /
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noun British.

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Origin of marquess

Spelling variant of marquis
marque, marquee, marquess , marquis, marquise
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British Dictionary definitions for marquess

marquess
/ (ˈmɑːkwɪs) /

noun

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