[ad_1] plural noun, singular douze·per [dooz-peer] /ˈduzˌpɪər/.
- French Legend. the 12 peers or paladins represented in old romances as attendants of Charlemagne.
- French History. the 12 great spiritual and temporal peers of France, taken to represent those of Charlemagne.
- French history the 12 great peers of the realm, seen as the symbolic heirs of Charlemagne’s 12 chosen peers