dukeship

dukeship

(ˈdjuːkʃɪp)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the position or status of a duke
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Second to Adrian Maguire in the pecking order at David Nicholson's, Johnson has in place an agreement to ride as number one for Henry Daly when not obliged to his Dukeship. He says that so far the arrangement has worked smoothly.
Oh, yes please, your Dukeship. Now tell me, when I turn up at your 5,000- acre Berkshire esta te, exactly what kind of club shall I bring and how many of your mates will I be allowed to beat?