baronetcy

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

Origin of baronetcy

First recorded in 1805–15; baronet + -cy
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British Dictionary definitions for baronetcy

baronetcy

noun plural -cies
  1. the rank, position, or patent of a baronet
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