Definition of Baronetcy

1. Noun. The rank or dignity or position of a baronet or baroness.

Exact synonyms: Barony
Generic synonyms: Rank



2. Noun. The title of a baron.
Generic synonyms: Title

Definition of Baronetcy

1. n. The rank or patent of a baronet.

Definition of Baronetcy

1. Noun. the rank of a baronet ¹

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Definition of Baronetcy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baronetcy

barometrograph
barometrographs
barometry
baron
baron and femme
baronage
baronages
baronduki
baroness
baronesses
baronet
baronetage
baronetages
baronetcies
baronetcy (current term)
baronetise
baronetize
baronets
barong
barongs
baronial
baronially
baronies
baronne
baronnes
baronries
baronry
barons
barony

Literary usage of Baronetcy

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1. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Perpetuity: Or, Remoteness in Limitations by William David Lewis (1843)
"... on whom a baronetcy should from time to time devolve, for life. ... then, in trust for the person on whom the baronetcy should devolve, ..."

2. The Baronage and the Senate: Or, The House of Lords in the Past, the Present by William Charteris Macpherson (1893)
"The 1801 Earl of Rosslyn holds the 1660 baronetcy of Sir Charles Erskine. ... The 1813 Earl of Minto holds the 1700 baronetcy of Sir Gilbert Elliott, ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"DICK baronetcy (4th S. xi. ... In the Herald and Genealogist for October, No. 45, there is an article by “ S.” entirely disposing of this mythic baronetcy. ..."

4. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. by John Gibson Lockhart (1848)
"His baronetcy gazetted — Marriage of his Daughter Sophia — Letter to " the Baron of Galashiels" — Visit of Prince Gustavus Vasa at Abbotsford—Tenders of ..."

5. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies by John Burke (1838)
"... when the baronetcy became EXTINCT. Hie daughter, Л \ M „ »i. ... SIR THOMAS WILLIAMS, at whose decease in minority the baronetcy devolved on his brother ..."

6. Some Experiences of a Barrister's Life by William Ballantine (1882)
"A MONGST marvelous stories developed in legal proceedings, none in my time have exceeded the adventures of'the claimant to the Tichborne baronetcy and ..."

7. Little Essays in Literature and Life by Richard Burton (1914)
"... an& tbe baronetcy BARRIE and a baronetcy! Somehow they don't seem to belong. The whimsical, dear, gifted fellow whose plays and stories have stirred the ..."

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