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baronage


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Baronage  \Bar"on*age\,  n.  [OE.  barnage,  baronage,  OF  barnage, 
  F.  baronnage  cf  LL  baronagium.] 
  1.  The  whole  body  of  barons  or  peers. 
 
  The  baronage  of  the  kingdom.  --Bp.  Burnet. 
 
  2.  The  dignity  or  rank  of  a  baron. 
 
  3.  The  land  which  gives  title  to  a  baron.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  baronage 
  n  :  the  peers  of  a  kingdom  considered  as  a  group  [syn:  {peerage}] 




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