baronage

noun
bar·​on·​age | \ ˈber-ə-nij How to pronounce baronage (audio) , ˈba-rə- \

Definition of baronage

: the whole body of barons or peers : nobility sense 2

First Known Use of baronage

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Baronage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baronage. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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