rix-baron

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Reichsbaron, “imperial baron”.

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Noun[edit]

rix-baron (plural rix-barons)

  1. (historical) A baron of the German Empire.[1]
    • circa1849: James Clarence Mangan, Poems, p138
      Thou knowest him well, The proud Rix-baron.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Oxford English Dictionary (2007)