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  • n  the peers of a kingdom considered as a group

  • A busy and effective behind-the-scenes operator in the political arena, he helped form the wartime government of Lloyd George, was awarded a baronage.
  • Postmaster General Major George Clement Tryon was made Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster with the additional sop of a baronage.
  • Now the big city machines are shot: Chicago's Jack Arvey could not even carry Cook County; the Tammany Tiger is a sick old alley cat; Boss Hague's Jersey City baronage is gone.

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