marquise

noun
mar·​quise | \ mär-ˈkēz How to pronounce marquise (audio) \
plural marquises\ mär-​ˈkēz How to pronounce marquise (audio) , -​ˈkē-​zəz \

Definition of marquise

2 : marquee
3 : a gem or a ring setting or bezel usually elliptical in shape but with pointed ends

Examples of marquise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the bride, a platinum round diamond eternity band as well as a platinum marquise diamond band set into a bezel eternity band, each with just under 2 carats of diamonds per band. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 10 June 2022 The luxurious accessory was made of 53 diamonds – including round, teardrop, and marquise cuts – and priced at a whopping $46,250. Olivia Jakiel, PEOPLE.com, 27 Mar. 2022 The luxurious accessory was made of 53 diamonds – including round, teardrop, and marquise cuts – and priced at a whopping $46,250. Olivia Jakiel, PEOPLE.com, 27 Mar. 2022 The luxurious accessory was made of 53 diamonds – including round, teardrop, and marquise cuts – and priced at a whopping $46,250. Olivia Jakiel, PEOPLE.com, 27 Mar. 2022 The luxurious accessory was made of 53 diamonds – including round, teardrop, and marquise cuts – and priced at a whopping $46,250. Olivia Jakiel, PEOPLE.com, 27 Mar. 2022 The luxurious accessory was made of 53 diamonds – including round, teardrop, and marquise cuts – and priced at a whopping $46,250. Olivia Jakiel, PEOPLE.com, 27 Mar. 2022 The luxurious accessory was made of 53 diamonds – including round, teardrop, and marquise cuts – and priced at a whopping $46,250. Olivia Jakiel, PEOPLE.com, 27 Mar. 2022 The luxurious accessory was made of 53 diamonds – including round, teardrop, and marquise cuts – and priced at a whopping $46,250. Olivia Jakiel, PEOPLE.com, 27 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of marquise

1503, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for marquise

French, feminine of marquis

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2 Jul 2022

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“Marquise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marquise. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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