the peerage

Definition of the peerage


  1. 1 :  the people who are members of the British nobility :  the people who are peers

  2. 2 :  the rank of a British peer He was given the peerage after years of devoted service to the community.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the body of peers

    :  the rank or dignity of a peer

    :  a book containing a list of peers with their genealogy, history, and titles

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