Dukes classification (dōōks, dyōōks)
A classification into three stages of the extent of spread of operable carcinoma of the large intestine.
- Dukes disease
Dukes disease n. See fourth disease.
- Duke someone out
adjective Combative; feisty: Her salty language and dukes-up style endeared her (1970s+)
Related Terms ducat noun A toupee; rug [1950s+; fr the Scottish word, ”a piece of turf or sod, esp one cut out by a golf club,” of unknown origin]