Examples of peerage in a Sentence
He was given the peerage after years of devoted service to the community.
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Kill the D’Ysquiths standing between him and the peerage, in a plot that blends just a dash of Agatha Christie with a heaping helping of Monty Python, set to patter songs and ballads suggesting an Edwardian music hall and Victorian operetta.
Again, your mileage may vary, and it probably will be based on your location and peerage.
Chen Feng, the firm’s chairman and founder, has the Chinese political titles that are the equivalent of a peerage or knighthood.
John Robert Russell, the 13th Duke of Bedford, might have simply passed through a comfortable life in the British peerage if not for the fact that his ancient family was nearly bankrupt following the deaths of his father and grandfather.
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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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