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baronage

[bar-uh-nij]
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noun
  1. the entire British peerage, including all dukes, marquesses, earls, viscounts, and barons.
  2. Also barony. the dignity or rank of a baron.
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Origin of baronage

1250–1300; Middle English barunage < Anglo-French (see baron, -age); replacing Middle English barnage < Old French
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baronage

noun
  1. barons collectively
  2. the rank or dignity of a baron
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