peeress definition

  • noun:
    • A noblewoman.
    • a female just who keeps a peerage by descent or session.
    • a lady which keeps a title by association, as the spouse or widow of a peer.
    • A noblewoman married to a peer
    • a female holding a noble name in her own right.
    • The spouse of a peer; a lady ennobled inside her very own right, or by right of wedding.
    • The consort of a peer; a woman ennobled by descent, by creation, or by wedding.
    • a female associated with peerage in Britain

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