Definition of duchy:
region (part of speech: noun)
- "A Short History of French Literature", George Saintsbury.
- "Normandy, Complete The Scenery & Romance Of Its Ancient Towns", Gordon Home.
The under lip, a Burgundian inheritance, as faithfully transmitted as the duchy and county, was heavy and hanging; the lower jaw protruding so far beyond the upper, that it was impossible for him to bring together the few fragments of teeth which still remained, or to speak a whole sentence in an intelligible voice.- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.