Skip to main content
Select Source:

doge

doge chief magistrate of the republics of Venice and Genoa. XVI. — F. — It. (Venetian doze) :-L. dux, duc-; cf. DUKE.
So dogate office of a doge. XVIII. — F. dogat — It. (Venetian) dogato, f. doge; see -ATE 1.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"doge." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Sep. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"doge." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/doge-2

"doge." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Retrieved September 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/doge-2

doge

doge formerly the chief magistrate of Venice or Genoa. The word is recorded from the mid 16th century, and comes via French from Venetian Italian doze, based on Latin dux, duc- ‘leader’.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"doge." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Sep. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"doge." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/doge

"doge." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Retrieved September 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/doge

doge

doge / dōj/ • n. hist. the chief magistrate of Venice or Genoa.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"doge." The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Sep. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"doge." The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/doge-1

"doge." The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English. . Retrieved September 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/doge-1

doge

doge •doge

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"doge." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Sep. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"doge." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/doge-0

"doge." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Retrieved September 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/doge-0