[mahr-keez; French mar-keez] /mɑrˈkiz; French marˈkiz/
noun, plural marquises
[mahr-kee-ziz; French mar-keez] /mɑrˈki zɪz; French marˈkiz/ (Show IPA)
the wife or widow of a marquis.
a lady holding the rank equal to that of a marquis.
(often used with a plural verb) British. (def 3).
Also called marquise chair. French Furniture. a wide bergère.
/mɑːˈkiːz; French markiz/
(in various countries) another word for marchioness
another name for marquee (sense 2)
- Marquise de pompadour
[pom-puh-dawr, -dohr, -doo r; French pawn-pa-door] /ˈpɒm pəˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr, -ˌdʊər; French pɔ̃ paˈdur/ noun 1. Marquise de (Jeanne Antoinette Poisson Le Normant d’Étioles) 1721–64, mistress of Louis XV of France. /ˈpɒmpəˌdʊə/ noun 1. an early 18th-century hairstyle for women, having the front hair arranged over a pad to give it greater height and bulk /French […]
[mahr-kuh-zet, -kwuh-] /ˌmɑr kəˈzɛt, -kwə-/ noun 1. a lightweight open fabric of leno weave in cotton, rayon, silk, or nylon. /ˌmɑːkɪˈzɛt; -kwɪ-/ noun 1. a leno-weave fabric of cotton, silk, etc
[mahr-kwis, mahr-kee; French mar-kee] /ˈmɑr kwɪs, mɑrˈki; French marˈki/ noun, plural marquises [mahr-kwi-siz] /ˈmɑr kwɪ sɪz/ (Show IPA), marquis [mahr-keez; French mar-kee] /mɑrˈkiz; French marˈki/ (Show IPA) 1. a nobleman ranking next below a duke and above an earl or count. [mahr-keez; French mar-keez] /mɑrˈkiz; French marˈkiz/ noun, plural marquises [mahr-kee-ziz; French mar-keez] /mɑrˈki zɪz; […]
[kweenz-ber-ee, -buh-ree] /ˈkwinzˌbɛr i, -bə ri/ plural noun, Boxing. 1. a set of basic rules for modern boxing, requiring among the main provisions the use of gloves instead of bare knuckles and the 10-second count for a knockout.