baron is a lifelong newspaperman, highly respected in the business.
No doubt baron Fellowes of West Stafford looks just the part.
Instead, baron depicts herself as a young woman desperate for political access for its own sake.
Whenever a staffer needed help, baron, in a foreshadowing of later events, was the first to volunteer.
Many of them—from Denis Diderot and Lawrence Sterne to David Hume and Adam Smith—met in the Paris salon of baron Thierry Holbach.
The only unexceptionable one is a foreign gentleman, baron Ton-hausen.
Doesn't the baron look just too distinguished beside Mr. Higbee?
baron Conon must wait, therefore, perhaps until the present elderly duke is dead and the duchy falls under feeble heirs.
The baron was amazed, and the bridemaidens were disconcerted.
"That's because you're too careless or lazy to look out for yourself," retorted the baron.
c.1200, from Old French baron (nominative ber) "baron, nobleman, military leader, warrior, virtuous man, lord, husband," probably from or related to Late Latin baro "man," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Frankish *baro "freeman, man;" merged in England with cognate Old English beorn "nobleman."