Simple Definition of peerage
the peerage : the people who are members of the British nobility : the people who are peers
: the rank of a British peer
Full Definition of peerage
1 : the body of peers
2 : the rank or dignity of a peer
3 : a book containing a list of peers with their genealogy, history, and titles
Examples of peerage in a sentence
He was given the peerage after years of devoted service to the community.
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