barony

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n barony the domain of a baron
    • n barony the estate of a baron
    • n barony the rank or dignity or position of a baronet or baroness
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Barony In Ireland, a territorial division, corresponding nearly to the English hundred, and supposed to have been originally the district of a native chief. There are 252 of these baronies. In Scotland, an extensive freehold. It may be held by a commoner.
    • Barony The fee or domain of a baron; the lordship, dignity, or rank of a baron.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n barony The rank or dignity of a baron.
    • n barony The domain of a baron; the territory or lordship of a baron.
    • n barony In Scotland, a large freehold estate, even though the proprietor is not a baron.
    • n barony In Ireland, a territorial division corresponding nearly to the English hundred, and supposed to have been originally the district of a native chief. There are 316 baronies in the island.
    • n barony Formerly, the tenure by which a baron held of his superior, namely, military or other honorable service.
    • n barony The body of barons and other peers; the baronage.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Barony the territory of a baron: in Ireland, a division of a county: in Scotland, a large freehold estate, or manor, even though not carrying with it a baron's title and rank: the rank of baron
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. baronie, F. baronnie, LL. baronia,. See Baron
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. barun, -on—Low L. baro, -onem; in the Romance tongues the word meant a man as opposed to a woman, a strong man, a warrior; traced by some to Celt. bar, a hero; by others to Old High Ger. bero, bearer, carrier.

Usage

In literature:

Come and face the men of your own barony if you dare!
"St. Patrick's Eve" by Charles James Lever
The county is divided into east and west ridings, and contains twenty-three baronies and 249 parishes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
His barony is one of the oldest in England, and he would not exchange it, were it possible, for a dukedom.
"A House-Party" by Ouida
The Baroness Ophaly was of the famous house of Geraldine, heir in general to the house of Kildare, and inherited the barony of Geashill.
"Women of England, Volume 9 (of 10)" by Burleigh James Bartlett
Ay, sir," said he, warming, "he can make anything, from an archbishop to a barony constable.
"Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) A Man Of Our Day" by Charles James Lever
On the death of his mother he also inherited the barony of Lucas of Cradwell.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
There 's never a man in the barony would venture over the same path with a storm ragin' from the nor'-west.
"Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune" by Charles James Lever
Baronial strongholds were yielding to municipal independence.
"Calvert and Penn" by Brantz Mayer
The lake had been converted into moorland, and the old baronial castle had almost disappeared.
"Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
The heir of the Staffords had the old barony taken from him by Charles I.
"Elizabethan England" by William Harrison
In 1707 granted the barony of Beauville.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
Donegal contains seven baronies and fifty parishes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
In the vicinity of the Baronial castle arose a village, whose inhabitants were generally dependent on the Lord.
"Some Specimens of the Poetry of the Ancient Welsh Bards" by Evan Evans
From the hut to the castle, from the cottage to the baronial hall, spread the whispered fear.
"William Shakespeare as he lived." by Henry Curling
Is it necessary to say that he was not born to baronies?
"London Days" by Arthur Warren
It merely substituted a baronial oligarchy for the divine-right rule of one man, King John.
"Following the Color Line" by Ray Stannard Baker
Harrington, it appears, was the hereditary domain of the ancient and baronial family of that name, the title of which became extinct in 1457.
"The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1" by William Finden
The modern castle, in the Scottish Baronial style, 1-1/2 m. to the N.E.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 6" by Various
It deals with the question of associating the name of Stretton with the Barony.
"The Life, Letters and Work of Frederic Leighton" by Mrs. Russell Barrington
In his castle at Glen Eyrie one senses very strongly this baronial quality.
"Abroad at Home" by Julian Street
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In poetry:

Baronial were his acres where
Potomac's waters run;
High his lineage, and his blazon
Was by cunning heralds done;
But better still he might have said
Of his "works" he was the "son."
"The Lee Memorial Ode" by James Barron Hope

In news:

Seaforth Armoury , Vancouver's own Scottish baronial castle, shares its secrets.
Socializing expert Allana Baroni says now is the time to forget stressful promises and resolve to be playfully social.
Seaforth Armoury, Vancouver's own Scottish baronial castle, shares its secrets.
Full of Baronial Splendor and Hatefulness.
Allana Baroni has three ways to immunize yourself against signs of grouchiness, a depleted sense of humor or a generally beige demeanor.
Full of Baronial Splendor and Hatefulness .
Star-Ledger file photos Port Authority Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni (left) and Sen Frank Lautenberg.
The Star-Ledger editorial board says Baroni's verbal assault on Lautenberg at a hearing was out of line.
The Barony of Tulloch is the ultimate heirloom, to buy now, to use in perpetuity and to pass on to succeed...
Jerry McCrea/The Star-Ledger From left, Port Authority Deputy Director Bill Baroni, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo and Gov Chris Christie examine a World Trade Center artifact in this 2011 file photo.
Occupying the estate of a former Baronial Manor, Dalmahoy offers 1,000 acres of magnificent parkland and intricately designed historical buildings ideal for a picture-perfect wedding.
Sutter residents Ashlyn Baroni and Steven Carmack plan to wed June 15 in Yuba City.
The bride-to-be, daughter of Steve and Jody Baroni of Sutter, works at a doctor's office and will be attending school in the fall to be a physician's assistant.
John Munson/The Star-Ledger Port Authority deputy executive director Bill Baroni, left, and chairman David Samson greet each other before a Port Authority meeting in this file photo from August 2011.
Green Pedal Couriers owner Michael Baroni pedals down the Recreation Trail in Monterey on his way to a pickup.
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In science:

Baroni S., de Gironcoli S., Dal Corso A., Gianozzi P. (2001) Phonons and relatedcrystal properties from density-functional perturbation theory. Rev.
Exotic behavior and crystal structures of calcium under pressure
M. Baroni, A. Kilgarriff, J. Pomikálek, and P. Rychlý, “WebBootCaT: a web tool for instant corpora”, Proceeding of the EuraLex Conference, Italy, 2006, pp. 123-132. T.
A Corpus-based Evaluation of Lexical Components of a Domainspecific Text to Knowledge Mapping Prototype
Bagnoli et al. (1999)] Bagnoli F, Baroni L, Palmerini P, Synchronization and directed percolation in coupled map lattices, Phys.
Spatio-temporal Chaos and Vacuum Fluctuations of Quantized Fields
Background and orientation Our starting point is the important papers of Baroni, Giacomin and Guida on odd loops and SCC recursiveness [1, 6].
The Equational Approach to CF2 Semantics
CF2 semantics as introduced in the SCC paper Baroni et al. devote a long discussion about the inadequacy of the traditional semantics in handling odd and even loops.
The Equational Approach to CF2 Semantics
We now want to define procedures which will give us the CF2 extensions of Baroni et al..
The Equational Approach to CF2 Semantics
Hence x = 1.7 The above consideration shows that B can represent C , and so Baroni et al. conflict free choice C can be represented as our equational loop-busting set B .
The Equational Approach to CF2 Semantics
So the LB semantics can yield the CF2 semantics only because Baroni et al. chose to take maximal conflict free set. I shall ask Baroni for his reasons for this choice.
The Equational Approach to CF2 Semantics
Giannozzi, P., De Gironcoli, S., Pavone, P. & Baroni, S. Abinitio Calculation of Phonon Dispersions in Semiconductors. Physical Review B 43, 7231-7242 (1991). 48. DeCicco, P.D. & Johnson, F.A. The Quantum Theory of Lattice Dynamics.
Nanoscale Heat Transfer: from Computation to Experiment
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