Benjamin Newton, 1855–1929, and his brother, James Buchanan, 1856–1925, U.S. industrialists.
a male given name.
a nobleman of high rank: in the British Isles standing above the other grades of the nobility
the prince or ruler of a small principality or duchy
A hand, esp when regarded as a weapon (1874+)
The winning decision in a boxing match, signaled by the referee’s holding up the victor’s hand: Even if I lose the duke I get forty percent (1930s+ Prizefight)
To hand something to someone: Duke the kid a five or ten (1940s+)
To fight with the fists (1940s+)
To try to collect money from a parent for something given to a child (1940s+ Circus)
To short-change someone by palming a coin owed him (1940s+ Circus)
To shake hands; press the flesh (1965+)
To do the sex act with or to; boff, screw: She might even have duked one of the Hobart Street Fros sometime (1990s+ Street gang)
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