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peerage (n.)

mid-15c., "peers collectively," from peer (n.) + -age. Probably on model of Old French parage. Meaning "rank or dignity of a peer" is from 1670s. In titles of books containing a history and genealogy of the peers, by 1709.

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Definitions of peerage from WordNet

peerage (n.)
the peers of a kingdom considered as a group;
Synonyms: baronage
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