baronesse (c.1200)

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baronesse (c.1200)

[ FEW: 15/i,69b *baro; Gdf: 1,588b barnesse; GdfC: ; TL: 1,846 barnesse; DEAF:  baron (barnesse); DMF:  baronnesse; TLF: ; OED:  baroness n.; MED:  baronesse n.; DMLBS: 183c baronissa ]
baronnesse;  barnesse  

s.f._

1statustitlefemalebaroness
( 1308-09 )  [...] a feoz de baronesse, la e (l. u) ele ne tient riens par baronie  i 273
( 1379 )  Item, chescun baronesse veove paera [...]  iii 58
( a.1399 )  chescune baronesse veef xl s.; chescune baneresse come banerett xl. s.  127.8
lady of high rank
( c.1200; MS: c.1200 )  Ohi, fait ele, gentils pulceles, E vus, nobles barnesses beles  2538
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