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baronetcy

[bar-uh-nit-see, -net] /ˈbær ə nɪt si, -ˌnɛt/
noun, plural baronetcies.
1.
the rank or dignity of a baronet.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; baronet + -cy
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Examples for baronetcy
  • His victorious campaign here was rewarded with a baronetcy.
British Dictionary definitions for baronetcy

baronetcy

/ˈbærənɪtsɪ; -ˌnɛt-/
noun (pl) -cies
1.
the rank, position, or patent of a baronet
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