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second estate

noun
1.
the second of the three estates: the nobles in France; the lords temporal in England.
Compare estate (def 5).
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for second estate

second estate

noun
1.
(rare) the nobility collectively
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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