Synonyms for baron

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Doesn't the baron look just too distinguished beside Mr. Higbee?

From the shields, there is not one of these vessels which hath not knight or baron aboard.

The baron was inflexible in his resolution not to let Matilda leave the castle.

The baron, with some of his retainers and all the foresters, halted at daybreak in Sherwood forest.

The baron guessed at this circumstance from the customs of that age, and happened to be in the right.

The baron raged like a tiger, and the cottager laid about him like a thresher.

The wife brought some strong rope, and the baron tied their arms behind them.

Casanova was constrained to admit that he often played cards at the Baron's house.

The baron was amazed, and the bridemaidens were disconcerted.

He has killed the king's men; and if the baron should aid and abet, he will lose his castle and land.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, from Old French baron (nominative ber) "baron, nobleman, military leader, warrior, virtuous man, lord, husband," probably from or related to Late Latin baro "man," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Frankish *baro "freeman, man;" merged in England with cognate Old English beorn "nobleman."

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