Definition of Duke

1. Noun. A British peer of the highest rank.

Generic synonyms: Peer
Specialized synonyms: Duke Of Lancaster, John Of Gaunt
Derivative terms: Ducal, Dukedom, Dukedom



2. Noun. A nobleman (in various countries) of high rank.
Generic synonyms: Lord, Noble, Nobleman
Derivative terms: Ducal, Dukedom, Dukedom

Definition of Duke

1. n. A leader; a chief; a prince.

2. v. i. To play the duke.

Definition of Duke

1. Proper noun. The title of a duke. ¹

2. Proper noun. (English male given name); mostly U.S. and rather rare. ¹

3. Proper noun. A private university in North Carolina. ¹

4. Noun. The male ruler of a duchy (''compare'' '''duchess'''). ¹

5. Noun. A high title of nobility; the male holder of a dukedom. ¹

6. Noun. A grand duke. ¹

7. Noun. (slang usually in plural) A fist. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To hit or beat with the fists. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Duke

1. to fight [v DUKED, DUKING, DUKES] - See also: fight

Medical Definition of Duke

1. 1. A leader; a chief; a prince. "Hannibal, duke of Carthage." (Sir T. Elyot) "All were dukes once, who were "duces" captains or leaders of their people." (Trench) 2. In England, one of the highest order of nobility after princes and princesses of the royal blood and the four archbishops of England and Ireland. 3. In some European countries, a sovereign prince, without the title of king. Duke's coronet. To dine with Duke Humphrey, to go without dinner. See Dine. Origin: F. Duc, fr. L. Dux, ducis, leader, commander, fr. Ducere to lead; akin to AS. Teon to draw; cf. AS. Heretoga (here army) an army leader, general, G. Herzog duke. See Tue, and cf. Doge, Duchess, Ducat, Duct, Adduce, Deduct. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duke

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