noun, plural bar·on·et·cies.
Examples from the Web for baronetcy
I said to my wife at the time, "He's holdin' out for a baronetcy."Loyalties (Fifth Series Plays)|John Galsworthy
The man is mad—simply mad—about this baronetcy, and in some strange way the girl stands between him and it.A Fascinating Traitor|Richard Henry Savage
If anything happens to me the baronetcy will go to my brother George and his boy, as it would ultimately do in any case.Allan Quatermain|H. Rider Haggard
Lionel's father and elder brother both died within a short time of one another, leaving him heir to the estate and the baronetcy.The Living Link|James De Mille
He was the heir to the baronetcy,—and to the double fortunes of the two old men.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope