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Definition 1: a woman of the peerage in Britain - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for peeress in the sense of this definition

(peeress is a kind of ...) a woman who is an aristocrat

(... is a kind of peeress ) a lady appointed to attend to a queen or princess

(... is a kind of peeress ) a noblewoman who holds the rank of baron or who is the wife or widow of a baron

(... is a kind of peeress ) female equivalent of a count or earl

(... is a kind of peeress ) the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right

(... is a kind of peeress ) a noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess

(... is a kind of peeress ) an English noblewoman

(... is an instance of peeress) according to legend she rode naked through Coventry in order to persuade her husband not to tax the townspeople so heavily; the only person to look at her as she rode by was a man named Tom and Peeping Tom has become a synonym for voyeur (circa 1040-1080)

(... is an instance of peeress) Italian noblewoman and patron of the arts (1480-1519)

(... is an instance of peeress) English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)

(... is a member of peeress) the peers of a kingdom considered as a group

(peeress belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

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