Origin of baroness
Examples from the Web for baroness
It was exactly a week ago when reports first leaked that the Baroness of Butter had used the N word in the past.Paula Deen Apologizes (Again) on ‘Today.’ Do You Forgive Her Yet?|Kevin Fallon|June 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Being politically astute, even in her dotage, Baroness Thatcher was aware what contention that could create.
Baroness Thatcher, who rarely goes out in public anymore, is not attending.
A smart new documentary from HBO, The Jazz Baroness, captures the many sides of the jazz pianist.
"We need to change the language," asserted Baroness Mary Goudie, a Labour member of Britain's House of Lords.
"And if it is not, the complaint should be made to the notary, not to us," added the baroness.Pride|Eugne Sue
But the Baroness felt that she was not capable of this: she feared it would mean her death.The Goose Man|Jacob Wassermann
That,” she said to the Baroness afterwards “is what I call having an emergency brain.The Toys of Peace|Saki
She was very fond of Baroness de Caters and that was the secret of the reception which put me at my ease at once.Musical Memories|Camille Saint-Sans
The Baroness will be sure to leave him all her money to spite us, and because he doesn't want it.The Virginians|William Makepeace Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for baroness
Word Origin and History for baroness
early 15c., from Old French barnesse "lady of quality, noblewoman" (also, ironically, "woman of low morals, slut") or Medieval Latin baronissa (see baron).