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Meaning of DUCHESS

Pronunciation:  'duchis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right
 

DUCHESS is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: grand duchess, Lady, noblewoman, peeress

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Duch"ess\, n. [F. duchesse, fr. duc duke.]
The wife or widow of a duke; also, a lady who has the
sovereignty of a duchy in her own right.

 

 

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