Marquise definition

mär-kēz
Used as a title for a marquise.
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The wife or widow of a marquis.
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A finger ring set with a pointed oval stone or cluster of pointed oval stones.
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A pointed oval shape of a gem.
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The wife or widow of a marquis.
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A lady whose rank in her own right equals that of a marquis.
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A ring with jewels set in the shape of a pointed oval.
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A gem, esp. a diamond, cut in this shape.
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A marchioness, especially one who is French.
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(jewelry) An oval cut diamond with pointed ends.
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A canopy, usually of glass, set as a shelter over a door opening onto a terrace or pavement.
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Origin of marquise

  • French feminine of marquis marquis marquis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French marquise

    From Wiktionary