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
early 15c., from Old French barnesse "lady of quality, noblewoman" (also, ironically, "woman of low morals, slut") or Medieval Latin baronissa (see baron).