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  • noun Plural form of baroness.


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  • The peeresses preceded their respective lords -- each rank of the peerage being classed together; that is, the baronesses preceding the barons, the viscountesses the viscounts, and so forth.

    Coronation Anecdotes

  • The forces that put us in this position come in the form of various political baronesses and info upstarts that make up this year's inaugural "Power Women of Elections 2010."

    Power Women Of Elections 2010

  • It would not help, said Lord Henley, though I must say it would be fun to see a meet of the Westminster hunt, with neighs, whinnying, flared nostrils, pawing the frozen ground – and that's just the baronesses!

    Lords in the pink over urban foxes

  • They looked back at the newspaper, at the actresses and baronesses and opera singers who filled out the rest of the pictorial section.


  • She was trying to remember how one addressed baronesses.

    Clockwork Angel

  • Ivan stood at Sergeis side, smiling blandly and shaking hands as he was introduced to the various counts, countesses, dukes, duchesses, barons, baronesses, and even princes and princesses.

    The Diamond Secret

  • Will we find lords and baronesses in the House of lords arguing for the use of drugs by invoking the name of William Wilberforce, claiming that he fought for the emancipation from all restraints and constraints?

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • With Flagler and his checkbook, they had it made, they thought, they were in the big time, they thought, until they saw the private train loads of the really rich, robber barons and baronesses with midwestern or Swiss finishing-school accents, swanning into the green velvet and gilt salons of the Royal Poinciana with maids and valets and personal physicians and Havana cigars and trunkloads of dresses from Poiret and Paquin.

    Dream State

  • As to the baronesses — I must apologize to Madame de Nucingen, who will become a countess when her husband is made a peer of

    Another Study of a Woman

  • He takes the PAS of dukes and earls; all the nobility crowd to see him: I forget how many baronesses and duchesses fall in love with him.

    The Book of Snobs


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