What is baron?

  • (noun): A British peer of the lowest rank.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on baron:

Ernst Gottlieb Baron
... Ernst Gottlieb Baron or Ernst Theofil Baron (17 February 1696 – 12 April 1760), was a German lutenist, composer and writer on music ... Baron was born in Breslau into the family of Michael Baron, a maker of gold lace who expected his son to follow in his footsteps ... Baron showed an inclination to music from an early age, and later made it his profession ...

More definitions of "baron":

  • (noun): A nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank.

Famous quotes containing the word baron:

    Sleep, and forget all things but one,
    Heard in each wave of sea,—
    How lonely all the years will run
    Until I rest by thee.
    John Byrne Leicester Warren, 3rd Baron De Tabley (1835–1895)

    For age with stealing steps
    Hath clawed me with his crutch,
    Thomas Vaux, 2d Baron Vaux Of Harrowden (1510–1566)

    As ye of clay were cast by kind,
    So shall ye waste to dust.
    Thomas Vaux, 2d Baron Vaux Of Harrowden (1510–1566)