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- n. Plural form of dukeship.
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But your lordships and dukeships, and countships and kingships stick somewhat in my throat.
And then, with the romantic knighthood which can imagine no other noble employment, -- under the fighting kings of France, England, and Spain; and under the fighting dukeships and citizenships of Italy, art is born again, and rises to her height in the great valleys of Lombardy and