See also: duke and dûke

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Duke

  1. The title of a duke.
  2. A male given name from English; mostly US and rather rare.
  3. A private university in North Carolina.
  4. A surname for service in the household of a duke, or from a nickname.
  5. (informal) The American actor John Wayne.
    • 2000, Dana Stabenow, Midnight Come Again, →ISBN, page 4:
      "Whoa there, pardner," Kiril said in his best Duke impression, and grabbed hold of the armrest to keep from rolling into Fyodor's lap.
  6. (informal) Duke University.