peerage: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pēr'ij), [key]
— n.
  1. the body of peers of a country or state.
  2. the rank or dignity of a peer.
  3. a book listing the peers and giving their genealogies.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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