baronetage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n baronetage the state of a baronet
    • n baronetage the collective body of baronets
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Baronetage State or rank of a baronet.
    • Baronetage The collective body of baronets.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n baronetage The baronets as a body.
    • n baronetage The dignity or rank of a baronet.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Baronetage the whole body of baronets: a list of such
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dim. of Baron.

Usage

In literature:

Have you got a 'Baronetage' here?
"The Forsyte Saga, Volume III." by John Galsworthy
Have you got a 'Baronetage' here?
"To Let" by John Galsworthy
Have you got a 'Baronetage' here?
"The Forsyte Saga, Complete" by John Galsworthy
She did not seem at all impressed with the fact that she was talking to a member of the baronetage.
"The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne" by William J. Locke
He was a knight of the shire, and had refused a baronetage, and, it was said, had his eye on a peerage.
"J. S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 3" by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
BETHAMS (W.) BARONETAGE OF ENGLAND, or the History of the English Baronets, and such Baronets of Scotland as are of English Families.
"Notes & Queries 1850.02.09" by Various
Thomas, a lineal descendant, succeeded to the baronetage on the death of Sir Charles Barrow in January, 1789, by limitation of the patent.
"The Forest of Dean An Historical and Descriptive Account" by H. G. Nicholls
BURKE'S PEERAGE AND BARONETAGE.
"Notes and Queries, Number 227, March 4, 1854" by Various
It was Debrett's Baronetage, Knightage, and Companionage.
"The Book of Khalid" by Ameen Rihani
Rank is rank; but your father has absorbed notions which disgrace his baronetage.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat
The landlady recognised his baronetage with a little courtesy.
"Willing to Die" by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
With these may be named the baronetages of Wotton and Betham.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
The BARONETAGE of the UNITED KINGDOM, with the ARMS of the BARONETS.
"Journal of a Horticultural Tour through Germany, Belgium, and part of France, in the Autumn of 1835" by James Forbes
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