Beef Barons

Armour, Cudahy, Morris, Swift

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • Barons of the Cinque Ports — Baron Bar on, n. [OE. baron, barun, OF. baron, accus. of ber, F. baron, prob. fr. OHG. baro (not found) bearer, akin to E. bear to support; cf. O. Frisian bere, LL. baro, It. barone, Sp. varon. From the meaning bearer (of burdens) seem to have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Barons of the exchequer — Baron Bar on, n. [OE. baron, barun, OF. baron, accus. of ber, F. baron, prob. fr. OHG. baro (not found) bearer, akin to E. bear to support; cf. O. Frisian bere, LL. baro, It. barone, Sp. varon. From the meaning bearer (of burdens) seem to have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Baron of beef — Baron Bar on, n. [OE. baron, barun, OF. baron, accus. of ber, F. baron, prob. fr. OHG. baro (not found) bearer, akin to E. bear to support; cf. O. Frisian bere, LL. baro, It. barone, Sp. varon. From the meaning bearer (of burdens) seem to have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • baron — 1. baron, onne [ barɔ̃, ɔn ] n. • Xe; frq. °baro « homme libre » 1 ♦ Féod. Grand seigneur du royaume. 2 ♦ Possesseur du titre de noblesse entre celui de chevalier et celui de vicomte. Madame la baronne. 3 ♦ (1901) Arg. puis fam. Protecteur;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • baron — /bar euhn/, n. 1. a member of the lowest grade of nobility. 2. (in Britain) a. a feudal vassal holding his lands under a direct grant from the king. b. a direct descendant of such a vassal or his equal in the nobility. c. a member of the House of …   Universalium

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