Duchy vs Dutchy - What's the difference?

duchy | dutchy |


As nouns the difference between duchy and dutchy

is that duchy is a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess while dutchy is .

As an adjective dutchy is

difficult to understand, slurred, imprecisely articulated (of one's speech) (dialect: regional to rural central new york state).

duchy

English

Noun

(wikipedia duchy) (duchies)
  • A dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess.
  • * A Grand Duchy may be a self-governing state.
  • * A simple duchy tends to be a part of a larger kingdom or empire.
  • dutchy

    English

    Noun

    (dutchies)
  • Adjective

    (er)
  • difficult to understand, slurred, imprecisely articulated (of one's speech) (dialect: regional to rural Central New York State)
  • He is so dutchy that we can hardly understand him.