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royal duke

a duke who is also a royal prince, being a member of the royal family
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  • Two royal princes and a royal duke were accommodated within the House in an irregular manner.

    Phineas Redux Anthony Trollope
  • His grandfather was a royal duke, and he himself has been to Eton and Oxford.

  • No wonder a royal duke and other good names figured in this concern.

  • Perhaps he would lend them to a kinsman in order to oblige a royal duke.

    Patsy S. R. Crockett
  • It has portraits of the compiler and his wife, and many other illustrations, and is dedicated to a royal duke.

  • He need not be too precise as to what the royal duke wanted them for if the pay were good and sure.

    Patsy S. R. Crockett
  • He sailed for his long absent home on the 21st of the ensuing October in the royal duke.

  • There is nothing like a charge of slugs in the back for teaching a royal duke manners!

    Patsy S. R. Crockett
  • Sad to say, the royal duke was not content with the cigar that was becoming fashionable, but actually smoked a pipe.

  • Penn, however, had learned that the royal duke remembered the admiral's son.

    William Penn George Hodges

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