Definition of Peeress

1. Noun. A woman of the peerage in Britain.




Definition of Peeress

1. n. The wife of a peer; a woman ennobled in her own right, or by right of marriage.

Definition of Peeress

1. Noun. A noblewoman married to a peer ¹

2. Noun. A woman holding a noble title in her own right. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Peeress

1. a noblewoman [n -ES] - See also: noblewoman

Medical Definition of Peeress

1. The wife of a peer; a woman ennobled in her own right, or by right of marriage. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peeress

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peer of the realm
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peeress (current term)
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Literary usage of Peeress

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1. Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1827)
"Lord Harrington to Andrew Mitchell, Esq. Lady Hester Pitt created a peeress. Mr. Pitt receives a Pension. Ministerial changes. [MITCHELL PAPERS, IBID. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Court of England, from the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of by John Heneage Jesse (1846)
"Created an Irish peeress, Duchess of Munster, in 1716.— Afterwards created an English peeress, Duchess of Kendal, for life, and, subsequently, ..."

3. The Lives of the Chief Justices of England: From the Norman Conquest Till by John Campbell Campbell (1874)
"1628-29, was created a peeress of Scotland by the title of Baroness Cramond, —to hold to her for life, with remainder to Thomas ..."

4. A Digested Index to the Crown Law: Comprehending All the Points Relating to by Harold Nuttall Tomlins (1816)
"13. unless he appears to be a person of ill fame. R. v. Hales, Stra. Rep. 816. R. v. Chetwynd, Stra. 1203. peeress. By stat. ..."

5. The English Illustrated Magazine (1903)
"LOVE LETTERS OF AX ENGLISH peeress TO AN INDIAN PRINCE FIVE DAYS L AT ERS . MOST DEAR,—It is so long since I heard from you, and the other rumours arc so ..."

6. Life and Adventures of Peg Woffington, with Pictures of the Period in which by Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy (1884)
"... sort of Fairy'—Masquerade at Somerset House—The Prince with the Pink Eyes—Juliet Disconcerted—The Player and the peeress—A Scotch Venus—Lady Albemarle's ..."

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