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.
First Known Use of peerage
PEERAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of peerage for English Language Learners
the peerage : the people who are members of the British nobility : the people who are peers
: the rank of a British peer
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