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Meaning of MARQUESS

Pronunciation:  'murkwis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a British peer ranking below a duke and above an earl
  2. [n]  nobleman (in various countries) ranking above a count
 

MARQUESS is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: marquis
 
 See Also: Lord, noble, nobleman, peer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mar"quess\, n. [Cf. Sp. marques. See {Marquis}.]
A marquis.

{Lady marquess}, a marchioness. [Obs.] --Shak.

 

 

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