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- n. peerage
- n. A lordship.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Peerage; also, a lordship.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as peerage
That night the world seemed hushed to listen, the peridom of Britain packing the Gallery with rainbow, and the peerdom those benches and cross-benches, red as massacre and the Scarlet Woman, where thronged
He seems to have fought well for his peerdom, which means this enthrallment was later, his first relationship was fascination, then sophistication (in the original sense of the word).