See also: your Grace

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your grace (plural your graces)

  1. (formal) A title of respect used when addressing a duke or duchess or other high noble of equivalent rank.
  2. (formal, obsolete) you (as a polite form of address to social superiors)

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The pronoun phrase your grace is functionally second person but grammatically third person.

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