a woman holding the rank of a baronet in her own right.
the wife or widow of a baronet.
Our baronetess is a good-hearted woman in reality—with a little flummery—only she’s apt to be taken in by sounding phrases.
It Never Can Happen Again William De Morgan
to make (someone) a baronet; confer a baronetcy upon.
a large, broad-bladed knife or cleaver used by the Moros. Historical Examples But he could see enough to know that the pirate carried a rifle and had a barong tucked into his belt. The Pirates of Shan Harold Leland Goodwin A Moro kris was crossed with a barong, and both weapons dripped blood. The Pirates […]
- Barong tagalog
(in the Philippines) a man’s long-sleeved formal overblouse, made of fine, sheer fabric, often embroidered.
pertaining to a baron or barony or to the order of barons. befitting a baron: living in baronial splendor. Historical Examples The staff of upper and under keepers assemble with a large train of beaters before the baronial gateway. Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 60, No. 374, December, 1846 Various Such was the home which this […]