1.A title or degree of nobility; originally, the possessor of a fief, who had feudal tenants under him; in modern times, in France and Germany, a nobleman next in rank below a count; in England, a nobleman of the lowest grade in the House of Lords, being next below a viscount.
2.(Old Law) A husband; as, baron and feme, husband and wife.
Baron of beef
two sirloins not cut asunder at the backbone.
Barons of the Cinque Ports
formerly members of the House of Commons, elected by the seven Cinque Ports, two for each port.
Barons of the exchequer
the judges of the Court of Exchequer, one of the three ancient courts of England, now abolished.
Noun1.BaronBaron - a nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank
2.Baron - a British peer of the lowest rank
3.Baronbaron - a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"

BARON. This word has but one signification in American law, namely, husband: we use baron and feme, for husband and wife. And in this sense it is going out of use.
     2. In England, and perhaps some other countries, baron is a title of honor; it is the first degree of nobility below a viscount. Vide Com. Dig. Baron and Feme; Bac. Ab. Baron and Feme; and the articles. Husband; Marriage; Wife.
     3. In the laws of the middle ages, baron or bers, (baro) signifies a great vassal; lord of a fief and tenant immediately from the king: and the words baronage, barnage and berner, signify collectively the vassals composing the court of the king; as Le roi et son barnage, The king and his court. See Spelman's Glossary, verb. Baro.

COVERT, BARON. A wife; so called, from her being under the cover or protection of her husband, baron or lord.

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Baron Adrian
Baron Alexander von Humboldt
Baron Clive
Baron Clive of Plassey
Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu
Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt
Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von Steuben
Baron Georges Cuvier
Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz
Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding
Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier
Baron Karl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber
Baron Karl Wilhelm von Humboldt
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