baronage[bar′ən ij′, ber′-]
- the barons as a class
- the peerage
- barony (sense )
Origin of baronageMiddle English and amp; Old French barnage ; from baron
- The peers of a kingdom considered as a group.
- Barons considered as a group.
- The rank or dignity of a baron.
- A list of barons.
- Barons or nobles collectively
- an annotated list of barons or peers
Middle English, from Old French (Anglo-Norman) barnage, from baron + -age, with the loss of a syllable.