Definition of baronet

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Noun
1. A hereditary title, below a peerage and senior to most knighthoods, entitling the bearer to the titular prefix "Sir" (for men) or "Dame" (for women) which is used in conjunction with the holder's Christian name. It is inheritable, usually by the eldest son although a few baronetcies can also pass through the female line.
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"Paradoxes are all very well in their way...." rejoined the baronet.
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“Good-morning, Holmes,” said the baronet.
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A man of the rank of Baronet, and the owner of property in Hampshire.
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I remembered how the baronet had told me that he had handed his old wardrobe to Barrymore.
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The baronet caught my sleeve and his face glimmered white through the darkness.
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The baronet and I were both upon our feet.
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The baronet shook his head impatiently.
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The ginger baronet began chortling and applauding demonstratively.
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We had arranged no plan of campaign, but the baronet is a man to whom the most direct way is always the most natural.
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“I have a good mind to go to London with you,” said the baronet.
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