baronage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English, from Old French (and Anglo-Norman) barnage, from baron + -age, with the loss of a syllable.

Noun[edit]

baronage (plural baronages)

  1. Barons or nobles collectively
    • Bishop Burnet
      The baronage of the kingdom.
  2. an annotated list of barons or peers
  3. (obsolete) The dignity or rank of a baron.
  4. (obsolete) The land which gives title to a baron.