marquise
noun (plural marquises) Etymology: French, feminine of marquis Date: 1503 1. marchioness 2. marquee 3. a gem or a ring setting or bezel usually elliptical in shape but with pointed ends

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  • marquise — Marquise. s. f. La femme d un Marquis, La Marquise de .... il y avoit dans cette assemblée quantité de Comtesses & de Marquises …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Marquise — Mar quise , n. [F. See {Marquis}, and cf. {Marquee}.] The wife of a marquis; a marchioness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marquise — (frz., spr. kihs ), die Gemahlin eines Marquis. – M. (Markise) auch eine zusammenrollbare leinene Schutzvorrichtung gegen die Sonne vor den Fenstern. – M. als Getränk, s. Schorlemorle …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • marquise — s. f. 1. Estrutura envidraçada com que se protegem geralmente varandas. 2. Área protegida do exterior por esse tipo de estrutura. 3. Espécie de alpendre que serve de abrigo em alguns edifícios. • Sinônimo geral: MARQUESA   ‣ Etimologia: palavra… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • marquise — /fr. maʀˈkiʒ/ [vc. fr., propr. «marchesa»] s. f. inv. 1. (taglio di pietra preziosa) navetta 2. (cucina) mousse, spuma …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • marquise — ► NOUN 1) the wife or widow of a marquis, or a woman holding the rank of marquis in her own right. 2) a ring set with a pointed oval gem or cluster of gems. ORIGIN French, feminine of MARQUIS(Cf. ↑marquis) …   English terms dictionary

  • marquise — [mär kēz′] n. [Fr, fem. of marquis] 1. a) the wife or widow of a marquis b) a lady whose rank in her own right equals that of a marquis 2. MARQUEE 3. a) a ring with jewels set in the shap …   English World dictionary

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