baronetage

noun
bar·​on·​et·​age | \ ˈber-ə-nə-(ˌ)tij How to pronounce baronetage (audio) , ˌba-rə-; ˌber-ə-ˈne-tij, ˌba-rə- How to pronounce baronetage (audio) \

Definition of baronetage

2 : the whole body of baronets

First Known Use of baronetage

1737, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Baronetage.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baronetage. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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