Translation of peeress in Spanish:


paresa, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɪrəs//ˈpɪərəs//ˈpɪərɛs/


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    (in UK)
    paresa feminine
    • The Peerage Act 1963 allowed hereditary peers to disclaim their peerages for life, admitted hereditary peeresses in their own right into the house, and gave membership to all peers of Scotland.
    • Women's groups were her acknowledged loathing whether relations, schoolgirls, peeresses.
    • Thus equipped, she was crowned, with all the trumpets sounding; and, though our account does not mention it, no doubt all the peers and peeresses put on their coronets at that moment.
    • When Mummy was crowned and all the peeresses put on their coronets it looked wonderful to see arms and coronets hovering in the air and then the arms disappear as if by magic.
    • With the introduction of life peerages in 1958 (which also allowed peeresses in their own right to sit for the first time), the hereditary element in the House (while still a theoretical majority) declined in its daily attendance.
    • Her portrait - in peeress' robes with the key of office at her waist - is dated 1705.