Definition of Marquis. Meaning of Marquis. Synonyms of Marquis

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Definition of Marquis

Marquis
Marquis Mar"quis, n. [F. marquis, OF. markis, marchis, LL. marchensis; of German origin; cf. G. mark bound, border, march, OHG. marcha. See March border, and cf. Marchioness, Marquee, Marquess.] A nobleman in England, France, and Germany, of a rank next below that of duke. Originally, the marquis was an officer whose duty was to guard the marches or frontiers of the kingdom. The office has ceased, and the name is now a mere title conferred by patent.

Meaning of Marquis from wikipedia

- A marquess (UK: /ˈmɑː(r)kwɪs/; French: marquis [maʁki]) is a nobleman of high hereditary rank in various European peerages and in those of some of their...
- Marquis is a fetish magazine owned, operated, published and primarily photographed by Peter W. Czernich and Sandra Würdig. Based in Germany, Marquis covers...
- John Edward Marquis (born 16 May 1992) is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre-forward for League One club Lincoln City. Born in Lewisham...
- The Mercury Marquis is a model line of automobiles that was marketed by the Mercury division of Ford Motor Company. Deriving its name from a French nobility...
- Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade (French: [dɔnasjɛ̃ alfɔ̃z fʁɑ̃swa maʁki də sad]; 2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814), was a French nobleman, revolutionary...
- The Mercury Grand Marquis is an automobile that was sold by the Mercury division of Ford Motor Company from 1975 to 2011. From 1975 to 1982, it was the...
- Marquis is a hereditary title of nobility. Marquis may also refer to: Marquis (name), people with the surname or given name Marquis Cor Von, ring name...
- Marquis Devante Teague (born February 28, 1993) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the London Lions of the British Basketball...
- Marquis reagent is used as a simple spot-test to presumptively identify alkaloids as well as other compounds. It is composed of a mixture of formaldehyde...
- The Marquis is an American independent comic book series written and illustrated by Guy Davis, released by Caliber Comics, Oni Press and Dark Horse Comics...