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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sec′ond estate′(n.)

  1. the second of the three estates: the nobles in France; the Lords Temporal in England.

    Category: Western History

    Ref: Compare estate (def. 6). 5

Princeton's WordNet

  1. second estate, Lords Temporal(noun)

    the nobility in France and the peerage in Britain

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