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duchess

  

      n  
1    the wife or widow of a duke  
2    a woman who holds the rank of duke in her own right  
      vb  
3      (Austral)  
informal   to overwhelm with flattering attention  
     (C14: from Old French duchesse, feminine of duc duke)  


grand duchess  
      n  
1    the wife or a widow of a grand duke  
2    a woman who holds the rank of grand duke in her own right  
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