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baronetcy

[ bar-uh-nit-see, -net ]
/ ˈbær ə nɪt si, -ˌnɛt /
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noun, plural bar·on·et·cies.
the rank or dignity of a baronet.
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Origin of baronetcy

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

baronetcy
/ (ˈbærənɪtsɪ, -ˌnɛt-) /

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