duke duke  /ˈduk/


  1. (n) a British peer of the highest rank
  2. (n) a nobleman (in various countries) of high rank

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  • Duke Paper Down from Northumbria came last week a duke, like the dukes of old, to trouble the Parliament at London.


  1. Duke's Hood hurt at World University Games trials

    Duke forward Rodney Hood, who is expected to be a major piece in the revamped Blue Devils lineup this season, suffered what USA Basketball says is an “injured right Achilles” during Wednesday night’s practice.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Duke’s Bohemian offers fresh seafood in a bar setting

    Duke’s Bohemian Grove Bar invites different kinds of customers to step through its door at the corner where Allen Street turns into Wadsworth. ¶ Live music lovers, dancers, diners and drinkers are all courted.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: The Buffalo News

  3. Duke Energy Lifts Payout

    Duke Energy Corp. announced a 1.5 cents or 2% year-over-year hike in its annual dividend payout to $3.12 per share.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance


  • But in the Duke case, Nifong said he would not allow "Durham's view in the minds of the world to be a bunch of lacrosse players at Duke raping a black girl from Durham."
    on Jan 12, 2007 By: Mike Nifong Source: Los Angeles Times

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