pertaining to a baron or barony or to the order of barons.
befitting a baron:
living in baronial splendor.
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 noble man had cheerfully accepted in exchange for the baronial splendors of his ancestors.
The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago John S. C. Abbott
Perhaps we ought also to except the baronial castle of Home.
Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3) Walter Scott
He too worships fire; most faithful, broad, baronial vassal of the sun!
Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville
There was a city ordinance that no one except royal attendants, baronial valets, and city officials were to go about armed.
Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed. S. A. Reilly
The alternatives were, rather, strong monarchy and baronial anarchy.
The Governments of Europe Frederic Austin Ogg
There had been no serious civil war since the baronial rising of 1173.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 5 Various
May it not be the baronial castle of “old Leather Breeches” himself?
The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty
He entertained in baronial style, but without ostentation or prodigality, and on old-fashioned dishes.
Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII John Lord
Viewed from a distance, they seemed to be a baronial stronghold.
With the Black Prince William Osborn Stoddard
of, relating to, or befitting a baron or barons
1767, from baron + -ial.
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
a member of the lowest grade of nobility. a feudal vassal holding his lands under a direct grant from the king. a direct descendant of such a vassal or his equal in the nobility. a member of the House of Lords. an important financier or industrialist, especially one with great power in a particular area: […]