Associations to the word «Barony»


BARONY, noun. The domain of a baron or baroness, usually as part of a larger kingdom or empire.
BARONY, noun. (historical) (Ireland) Alternative term for hundred, an English administrative division originally reckoned as comprising 100 hides and in various numbers composing counties.
BARONY, noun. (Scotland) Any large manor or estate, regardless of its owner's rank.
BARONY, noun. (obsolete) The baronage: the body of barons in a realm.
BARONY, noun. Baronship, the rank or position of a baron.
BARONY, noun. (law) The legal tenure of a baron's land; military tenure.

Dictionary definition

BARONY, noun. The estate of a baron.
BARONY, noun. The rank or dignity or position of a baronet or baroness.
BARONY, noun. The domain of a baron.

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