A barons partner also a lady whom holds the baronial name in her own right given that Baroness Burdett Coutts
- a noblewoman just who keeps the ranking of baron or who is the spouse or widow of a baron
- A baron's spouse; additionally, a girl which keeps the baronial name in her very own right; as, the Baroness Burdett-Coutts.
very early 15c., from Old French barnesse "lady of quality, noblewoman" (in addition, ironically, "woman of reasonable morals, slut") or Medieval Latin baronissa (see baron).
baroness [baron's daughter]
(letter.) A baron's partner; in addition, a girl which keeps the baronial name in her own own right; because, the Burdett-Coutts.
ANGELA GEORGINA BURDETT-COUTS, BARONESS BURDETT-COUTTS (1814-1906), English philanthropist, youngest daughter of Sir Francis Burdett, was born on the 2 ist of April 1814.