Peerage definition

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The rank, title, or jurisdiction of a peer or peeress; a duchy, marquisate, county, viscountcy, or barony.
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A book listing peers, peeresses, and their families.
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All the peers of a particular country.
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The rank or dignity of a peer.
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A book or list of peers with their lineage.
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Peers as a group; the nobility, aristocracy.
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The rank or title of a peer or peeress.
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A book listing such people and their families.
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Peers and peeresses considered as a group.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
peerage
Plural:
peerages

Origin of peerage

  • From peer +"Ž -age.

    From Wiktionary