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baronetage

[ bar-uh-nit-ij, -net- ]

noun

  1. baronets collectively.


baronetage

/ ˈbærənɪtɪdʒ /

noun

  1. the order of baronets; baronets collectively
  2. the rank of a baronet; baronetcy


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Word History and Origins

Origin of baronetage1

First recorded in 1710–20; baronet + -age
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Example Sentences

Lodge's Peerage and Baronetage is acknowledged to be the most complete, as well as the most elegant, work of the kind.

The landlady recognised his baronetage with a little courtesy.

Why does not some one publish a list of the young male nobility and baronetage, their names, weights, and probable fortunes?

It leaves out of sight the most endearing, because the most human, trait of the baronetage—its pecuniary origin.

So I told a puppy of a nephew of mine, who would go and buy a baronetage, forsooth—disinherited him!

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