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marquis

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmarquismar‧quis /ˈmɑːkwɪs $ ˈmɑːr-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SSa man who, in the British system of noble titles, has a rank between duke and earl 🔊 the Marquis of Bath
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marquisAnd one of them married, I think a marques or maybe a duke, nah, it would be a marquis.The king asked the marquis to ride in his coach.For the next two months, Puss continued to present the king with gifts from the marquis.The king recognized the cat and told his servants to save the marquis.As soon as the laundry maid told Topaz that the marquis was back, she had started to wait for him again.When the marquis came up to her the ghost fled.The marquis swore as she scratched his cheek, slapping her across the face with the back of his hand.
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