- baron of beef,
- baron, michel,
Origin of baronet
Examples from the Web for baronet
It is the prerogative of a viscount or a baron to make a person feel small, and of a baronet to extinguish him.
Sir Anthony, the third baronet, took after his great-grandfather and dreamed of sailing north to help the Earl of Mar in 1715.The Vanity Girl|Compton Mackenzie
"I think this will suffice for to-day, Miss Beecham," said the baronet, when she had read to the end.Meg's Friend|Alice Abigail Corkran
"I found a letter from you this morning; it had been lying at my house unopened for some time," said the baronet.Willing to Die|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Word Origin for baronet
c.1400, diminutive of baron; originally a younger or lesser baron; as a titled hereditary order, established 1611.