Marquise Definition

The wife or widow of a marquis.
Webster's New World
A lady whose rank in her own right equals that of a marquis.
Webster's New World
Used as a title for a marquise.
American Heritage
Webster's New World
A ring with jewels set in the shape of a pointed oval.
Webster's New World

Origin of Marquise

  • French feminine of marquis marquis marquis

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

  • From French marquise

    From Wiktionary

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