What does Peerage mean?

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ˈpɪər ɪdʒpeer·age

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. peerage, baronagenoun

    the peers of a kingdom considered as a group


  1. peeragenoun

    Peers as a group; the nobility, aristocracy.

  2. peeragenoun

    The rank or title of a peer or peeress.

  3. peeragenoun

    A book listing such people and their families.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Peeragenoun

    Etymology: pairie, Fr. from peer.

    His friendships he to few confin’d;
    No fools of rank or mongrel breed,
    Who fain would pass for Lords indeed;
    Where titles give no right or power,
    And peerage is a wither’d flower. Jonathan Swift.

    Not only the penal laws are in force against papists, and their number is contemptible, but also the peerage and commons are excluded from parliament. Dryden.


  1. Peerage

    A peerage is a legal system historically comprising various hereditary titles (and sometimes non-hereditary titles) in a number of countries, and composed of assorted noble ranks. Peerages include:

Webster Dictionary

  1. Peeragenoun

    the rank or dignity of a peer

  2. Peeragenoun

    the body of peers; the nobility, collectively

  3. Etymology: [See Peer an equal, and cf. Parage.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Peerage in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Peerage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation
    • A. usurious
    • B. repugnant
    • C. currish
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