baronage

noun

bar·​on·​age ˈber-ə-nij How to pronounce baronage (audio)
ˈba-rə-
: the whole body of barons or peers : nobility sense 2

Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of baronage was in the 13th century

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“Baronage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baronage. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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