Du"te*ous (?), a. [From Duty.]
Fulfilling duty; dutiful; having the sentiments due to a superior, or to one to whom respect or service is owed; obedient; as, a duteous son or daughter.
Duteous to the vices of thy mistress.
-- Du"te*ous*ly, adv. -- Du"te*ous*ness, n.
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