marquess

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Etymology[edit]

See marquis for etymology. Note also that marquess is very rare in the English language in that it ends in -ess but is a masculine term. The title is granted only to males (the female equivalent is marchioness).

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Noun[edit]

marquess (plural marquesses)

  1. A title of nobility, ranking beneath a duke and above an earl.

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