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 […]
the domain of a baron. baronage (def 2). Historical Examples This appears to establish a tenure by barony in Arundel, as a recent determination had done in Abergavenny. View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3) Henry Hallam For what services, or under what circumstances, the barony was created? […]