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Meaning of PEERAGE

Pronunciation:  'peerij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the peers of a kingdom considered as a group
 

PEERAGE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: baronage
 
 See Also: aristocracy, Lady, nobility, noblewoman, peer, peeress

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Peer"age\, n. [See {Peer} an equal, and cf. {Parage}.]
1. The rank or dignity of a peer. --Blackstone.

2. The body of peers; the nobility, collectively.

         When Charlemain with all his peerage fell. --Milton.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ancienne noblesse, aristocracy, baronage, baronetage, chivalry, elect, elite, FFVs, haut monde, high life, high society, knightage, nobility, noblesse, noblesse de robe, old nobility, royalty, the classes, the Four Hundred, upper classes, upper crust, upper ten, upper ten thousand, uppercut
 

 

 

 

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