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Noun
/d(y)o͞ok/,
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dukes, plural;
  1. A male holding the highest hereditary title in the British and certain other peerages

  2. (in some parts of Europe) A male ruler of a small independent state

  3. The fists, esp. when raised in a fighting attitude


  1. a British peer of the highest rank
  2. a nobleman (in various countries) of high rank
  3. A duke is a member of the nobility, historically of highest rank below the monarch, and historically controlling a duchy. ...
  4. Duke is the tenth studio album by British band Genesis, released in March 1980.
  5. Bush Brothers and Company is a family-owned corporation based in Knoxville, Tennessee, best known for its baked beans and more than forty other related products. It operates plants in Augusta, Wisconsin, and Chestnut Hill, Tennessee.
  6. Duke is a fictional character from G.I. Joe, a line of military-themed toys. The character is featured in two series, ' and ', appearing in both the animated series and comic books.
  7. Among the Lombards, the duke or dux (duca) was the man who act as political and military commander of a set of "military families" (the Fara), irrespective of any territorial appropriation.
  8. Java refers to a number of computer software products and specifications from Sun Microsystems, a subsidiary of Oracle Corporation, that together provide a system for developing application software and deploying it in a cross-platform environment. ...
  9. Duke, whose real name is Mark Adams, is a male dance vocalist/songwriter/composer/producer who was born and raised in England.
  10. This is a list of characters in the PlayStation 2 role-playing game Suikoden III. Due to the varying order the scenarios can be played in, this list is laid out politically. The main characters of the game are Hugo, Chris, and Geddoe. ...
  11. Duke is a surname (common: 1 in 7,142 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #874), for which there are two possible origins.
  12. In Thomas and Friends, the Island of Sodor is home to a narrow gauge railway in the hills. These lines and the engines who work on them are some of the oldest on the island. ...
  13. The Duke is the fourth full-length studio album by Jørn Lande. It was released under his stage name Jorn. The album features Jorn's collaboration with two guitarists Jørn Viggo Lofstad and Tore Moren for the first time together. The two had worked with Jorn before, although separately. ...
  14. The Duke was a 1999 film. It was based around a dog, Hubert, inheriting an English country mansion.
  15. The Duke was a racehorse that won the first Great Liverpool Steeplechase at Aintree, which would be later renamed the Grand National. His rider was Captain Martin Becher after whom the famous fence Becher's Brook was named. He won the Grand national in 1836 and 1837, and came third in 1838.
  16. Set in 1955, this short was filmed in Liverpool and funded by the British Council. Initially available on the Atom Films website (as still incorrectly stated by the British Council website), this short is now difficult to find. It was shown at the 1999 BBC Short Film Festival.
  17. The Duke was a TV series shown on NBC from April 5 - May 18, 1979, This mini-series was about an aging boxer who became a private investigator. This Chicago, Illinois-set series starred Robert Conrad as Oscar "Duke" Ramsey; Conrad was actually a professional fighter in his own early years.
  18. The Duke was an NBC series with an unusual plot: an artistic boxer suddenly leaves the ring to open up a nightclub. This summer show was run from July 2 - September 10, 1954, starring television newcomer Paul Gilbert as the creative boxer, Duke Zenlee.
  19. The male ruler of a duchy (compare duchess); A high title of nobility; the male holder of a dukedom; A grand duke; A fist; To hit or beat with the fists
  20. The highest title of nobility in England, ranking below the prince, introduced for the first time by Edward III when bestowing various castles and estates in Cornwall to his son, the Black Prince. ...
  21. n. A pseudo-derogatory slang term describing a person who takes unbelievable risks - or has a deathwish.
  22. Title from the Roman Dux, which has been held over from Roman time by the ruler of a district called a duchy. In England the title is reserved for members of the royal family.
  23. A lord who has been King two or more times.
  24. The first Dukedom in England was created in 1337 when the Black Prince was created Duke of Cornwall. The title then took precedence over other noble titles. ...
  25. The title given to those who are in the highest rank of nobility in England.