baron


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  • noun

Synonyms for baron

Synonyms for baron

a nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank

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a British peer of the lowest rank

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Or of wisdom, my dear baron -- or of wisdom," said Louis XVIII.
The Baron looked slightly offended, and the Vice-Warden discreetly changed the subject.
The Baron only scowled a little, and the Baroness swept straight on.
Well, then," after receiving a smile from the young man, "to- morrow morning I will send a petition to one of the most influential persons at the ministry of War,--a man who will refuse nothing to the daughter of the Baron di Piombo.
Then turning to Porthos, "Monsieur le baron is attached to the superintendent?
And front and rear, and either flank, there ride the yeomen of the Barons, and in the midst King John.
Prince Vasili wished to obtain this post for his son, but others were trying through the Dowager Empress Marya Fedorovna to secure it for the baron.
So we are to lose you soon, Prince," the Baron was saying.
Be so kind as to come in, Monsieur le Baron," he invited.
First Baron Montbarry, of Montbarry, King's County, Ireland.
After the game coffee was brought, and "while frequent cups prolong the rich repast," Belinda unthinkingly gave the Baron a pair of scissors.
The Baron Von Koeldwethout, of Grogzwig in Germany, was as likely a young baron as you would wish to see.
Ever since the time of the late Baron Stott-Wartenheim," Mr Verloc answered in subdued tones, and protruding his lips sadly, in sign of sorrow for the deceased diplomat.
Thus, in the case of an ancient coffin of rough stone, supposed, for many generations, to contain the bones of a certain baron, who, after ravaging, with cut, and thrust, and plunder, in foreign lands, came back with a penitent and sorrowing heart to die at home, but which had been lately shown by learned antiquaries to be no such thing, as the baron in question (so they contended) had died hard in battle, gnashing his teeth and cursing with his latest breath-- the bachelor stoutly maintained that the old tale was the true one; that the baron, repenting him of the evil, had done great charities and meekly given up the ghost; and that, if ever baron went to heaven, that baron was then at peace.
The consequences of this situation were a continual opposition to authority of the sovereign, and frequent wars between the great barons or chief feudatories themselves.