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baronage

[bar-uh-nij] /ˈbær ə nɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the entire British peerage, including all dukes, marquesses, earls, viscounts, and barons.
2.
Also, barony. the dignity or rank of a baron.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English barunage < Anglo-French (see baron, -age); replacing Middle English barnage < Old French
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baronage

/ˈbærənɪdʒ/
noun
1.
barons collectively
2.
the rank or dignity of a baron
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