(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 -ssemble 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 circ-mstances, 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), antic-p-ted french romanticism
a member of the lowest grade of n-bility. a feudal v-ssal holding his lands under a direct grant from the king. a direct descendant of such a v-ssal or his equal in the n-bility. a member of the house of lords. an important financier or industrialist, especially one with great power in a particular area: […]