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duchesse

[French dy-shes] /French düˈʃɛs/
noun, plural duchesses
[French dy-shes] /French düˈʃɛs/ (Show IPA).
French Furniture.
1.
a daybed having a rounded, partially enclosed head and usually a similar foot, sometimes made in two or three pieces able to be used separately (duchesse brisée)
Origin of duchesse
1785-1795
1785-95; < French; see duchess
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duchesse

/ˈdʌtʃɪs/
noun
1.
(Austral & NZ) a dressing table or chest of drawers with a mirror
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