baronet : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a member of the British order of honor; ranks below a baron but above a knight
since he was a baronet he had to be addressed as Sir Henry Jones, Bart.
- The baronet, once speaker of the Northern Ireland Parliament and a former head of the Black Order (a staunch Protestant group), was relaxing in his ancestral home when suddenly .
- There is nothing quite like British baronets; they are not members of the peerage, yet they are definitely members of the upper class.
- Charles II made Sir Robert Eden a baronet in 1672.