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Topic: OFFICIALS

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: duchesse, from duc; DUKE

duchess

noun
     
duch‧ess [countable]
PGO a woman with the highest social rank outside the royal family, or the wife of a duke:
the Duchess of York
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