doucepere

noun
douce·​pere | \ ˈdüs(ə)ˌpi(ə)r, -pe(- \
plural -s

Definition of doucepere

archaic
: an illustrious noble specifically : one of the twelve peers of Charlemagne's guard of honor

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History and Etymology for doucepere

Middle English doseper, back-formation from doseperes, plural, the twelve peers of Charlemagne, from Old French doze pers, doze per, literally, twelve peers

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“Doucepere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/doucepere. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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