Definitions for "Marquis"
Keywords:  nobleman, duke, czernich, marquess, usu
A nobleman in England, France, and Germany, of a rank next below that of duke. Originally, the marquis was an officer whose duty was to guard the marches or frontiers of the kingdom. The office has ceased, and the name is now a mere title conferred by patent.
nobleman (in various countries) ranking above a count
a nobleman who is below a Duke, but above an Earl or Count
A noble title given to a person with 50 colors. A Marquis wears 5 diadems and is addressed as Excellency.
a heriditary title, the 2nd highest order of the nobility
humorist who wrote about the imaginary life of cockroaches (1878-1937)
Keywords:  mis, spelling, common
A very common mis-spelling of marquise.