doucepere

noun douce·pere \ˈdüs(ə)ˌpi(ə)r, -pe(-\

Definition of doucepere

plural

-s

archaic

  1. :  an illustrious noble; specifically :  one of the twelve peers of Charlemagne's guard of honor

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Origin and Etymology of 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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