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.
- A British nobleman of the lowest rank.
- A nobleman of continental Europe, ranked differently in various countries.
- A Japanese nobleman of the lowest rank.
- Used as the title for such a nobleman.
- A feudal tenant holding his rights and title directly from a king or another feudal superior.
- A lord or nobleman; a peer.
- One having great wealth, power, and influence in a specified sphere of activity: an oil baron.
- A cut of beef consisting of a double sirloin.