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

Origin of baronetage

First recorded in 1710–20; baronet + -age Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for baronetage

Historical Examples of baronetage

  • The landlady recognised his baronetage with a little courtesy.

    Willing to Die

    Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

  • For Precedency due to Baronets and their wives a Baronetage should be consulted.

  • Rank is rank; but your father has absorbed notions which disgrace his baronetage.

    Olla Podrida

    Frederick Marryat

  • Adm. I said many years, long before my name was added to the baronetage.

    Olla Podrida

    Frederick Marryat

  • The best genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage.

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    Florence Nightingale

British Dictionary definitions for baronetage


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