marquise marquise

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess
  2. (n) permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc.

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But the marquise was broke.
  2. He has only one love, the marquise, and she is less a companion than a rival.
  3. A marquise claims Marie as her niece, carries her off to a chateau to make a lady of herbut not for long.

News

  1. Insightfully Examining the Buffalo Bills 2013 Draft Class with Rotoworld's Eric Stoner

    The Buffalo Bills underwent a changing of the guard this offseason-Russ Brandon's the new president, Doug Whaley's the new general manager, Doug Marrone's the new head coach, EJ Manuel's the (likely) new starting quarterback and Stevie Johnson has new wide receiver buddies in Robert Woods, Marquise Goodwin and Da'Rick Rogers.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Pair Accused of Sexually Exploiting Teen Runaway

    JACKSON, Tenn. – Two Jackson residents are jailed after they allegedly harbored and sexually exploited a runaway teen. According to a news release, Monica Starks, 19, and Marquise Chism, 23, are charged with charged with sexual exploitation of a minor and promoting prostitution.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WBBJ TV

  3. Bills WR Marquise Goodwin on beginning NFL career, dream Oscars date

    At the 2013 NFLPA Rookie Premiere, Buffalo Bills rookie wide receiver Marquise Goodwin sat down with SB Nation's Dan Rubenstein to discuss his role within the Bills' offense, his new teammates, and which celebrity he'd take as his date to the Oscars.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. "We have suffered a stunning and tragic loss," Patriots coach Bill Belichick said in a written statement Monday evening. "Marquise will be remembered as a thoughtful and caring young man who established himself as one of the year-round daily...
    on May 28, 2007 By: Bill Belichick Source: Forbes

  2. "We are all shocked," Patriots owner Robert Kraft said in a statement. "We can only hope and pray that the search and rescue is successful. Our thoughts and prayers are with Marquise and his family. We know that Marquise is a strong young man...
    on May 28, 2007 By: Robert Kraft Source: Boston Globe

  3. "Marquise, a man of that stature, 6-6 and 300 pounds," Warren said. "The average person might think a guy like that would just swim his way out of that situation. But it just goes to show, you just never know."
    on May 31, 2007 By: Ty Warren Source: USA Today

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