(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? […]
to make or create (someone) a baron; confer the rank of baron upon.
Madame de (Baronne de Staël-Holstein) 1766–1817, French novelist, essayist, poet, and philosopher. noun Madame de. full name Baronne Anne Louise Germaine (née Necker) de Staël-Holstein. 1766–1817, French writer, whose works, esp De l’Allemagne (1810), anticipated French romanticism