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His father, Sir Peter Osborne, who started the successful wallpaper firm Osborne & Little, is the seventeenth baronet of Ballintaylor and Ballylemon, a title that goes back to the seventeenth century.
At the city’s central bazaar, soldiers stand next to armored cars with baronets affixed to assault rifles, as lambs are carried bleating and blinking past trays of mutton into butcher shops.
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BARONET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of baronet for English Language Learners
: a man who is a member of the British nobility with a rank below a baron
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