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peerage
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition
the members of upper nobility in Great Britain considered as a group

or:

the title or rank of upper nobility
  • In the midst of this Round Table of beggary, Clopin Trouillefou,—as the doge of this senate, as the king of this peerage, as the pope of this conclave,— dominated; first by virtue of the height of his hogshead, and next by virtue of an indescribable, haughty, fierce, and formidable air, which caused his eyes to flash, and corrected in his savage profile the bestial type of the race of vagabonds.
    1.2.6 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 6 — The Broken Jug (60% in)

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