baronynoun [ C ]uk /ˈbær.ən.i/ us /ˈber.ən.i/
Examples from literature
- It is now well established by precedent that a daughter can inherit a barony by writ.
- She had long told him his real name, and urged him to demand from his father an acknowledgment of his being heir to the proud barony of the Bruce.
- The amount for a barony depended upon the King's pleasure.
- The mutual relations of rival baronies were by no means like those of rival clans or tribes in pre-Roman days.
- Won't all the boys in the barony be glad to be free from the traitor, and to have the true heir come to be their master.