marquise

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  • The wife or widow of a marquis.
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  • Used as a title for a marquise.
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  • A finger ring set with a pointed oval stone or cluster of pointed oval stones.
  • A pointed oval shape of a gem.
  • In France, the wife of a marquis; a marchioness.
  • A small parasol or sunshade, usually of silk and often trimmed with lace, in use about 1850.
  • In <em>gem-cutting</em>, an ellipsoidal double-pointed form of cut which has been used extensively for diamonds and the more brilliant stones, although many of the common stones, such as amethysts, etc., are now cut in this way. Also called <internalXref urlencoded="navette">navette</internalXref>.
  • A light shelter over an entrance doorway: usually carried on brackets or cantalivers, more rarely on slender posts. The roofing itself is often of glass.
  • Same as <internalXref urlencoded="marquee">marquee</internalXref>.
  • The wife of a marquis; a marchioness.
  • A <xref>marchioness</xref>, especially one who is French
  • A <xref>marquee</xref>
  • An <xref>oval</xref> cut <xref>diamond</xref> with pointed ends
  • A <xref>canopy</xref>, usually of <xref>glass</xref>, set as a shelter over a door opening onto a <xref>terrace</xref> or <xref>pavement</xref>
  • a noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess
  • permanent canopy over an entrance of a hotel etc.
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