Definition of Marquises

1. Noun. (plural of marquis) ¹



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Definition of Marquises

1. marquis [n] - See also: marquis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marquises

marques
marquess
marquessate
marquessates
marquesses
marqueterie
marqueteries
marquetries
marquetry
marquis
marquisate
marquisates
marquisdom
marquisdoms
marquise
marquises (current term)
marquisette
marquisettes
marquisship
marra
marram
marrams
marranos
marras
marred
marrels
marrer
marrers
marri
marriable

Literary usage of Marquises

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1. The Lombard Communes: A History of the Republics of North Italy by William Francis Thomas Butler (1906)
"Of minor princes, such as the marquises of Saluzzo, of Ceva, of Carretto, ... The marquises of Montferrat were the most powerful of all the feudal lords in ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"marquises.—A marquise, marchio, is the next degree of nobility. His office formerly was (for dignity and duty were never separated by our ancestors) to ..."

3. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles (1853)
"... as their leaders, and made a most bloody war against the king of England and his marquises, forgetting their charters and their oaths. ..."

4. Political Dictionary: Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both by Charles Knight (1846)
"Charles I. advanced the earls of Hertford, Worcester, and Newcastle to be marquises of those places ; aiid Henry Pierrepoint, earl of Kingston, ..."

5. Traditions of Edinburgh by Robert Chambers (1847)
"THE town mansion of the marquises of Tweeddale was one of large extent and dimensions, in a court which still bears the title of that family, ..."

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