- the whole body of peers; aristocracy
- the position, rank, or title of a peer
- (esp in the British Isles) a book listing the peers and giving genealogical and other
information about them
Quotations including 'peerage'
"When I want a peerage, I shall buy it like an honest man"
Word usage trends for “peerage”
Example Sentences Including 'peerage'
They thought she married beneath her by marrying a country doctor when she should have married into the peerage.
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