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PEERESS. A noblewoman, the wife of a peer.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But if it becomes something else and colleagues turn into sex pests then I'd give them a Glasgow kiss and that would sort them out" - Tory peeress Lady (Michelle) Mone, a lingerie entrepreneur.
"There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women" - Tory peeress Baroness (Karren) Brady.
The increasingly frail peeress has suffered ill health for a decade since a series of minor strokes in 2002.
This decision, by Lords' standards commissioner Paul Kernaghan, has "drawn a line under the matter", trills the prattling peeress. Not quite, I'm afraid.
ENTITLED (Sir M Stoute) BRED in the purple - she is a sister to the crack miler Peeress - and like her sibling looks just the type to do better with age.
F EARL of Whickham (Voice of the North, February 4) is wrong, and to refer to a lady who is now a peeress of the realm simply as "Thatcher" is gross bad manners.
He has also made a mark as a broodmare sire, as Group 1 winner Peeress is by Pivotal out of his daughter Noble One.
London -- A British peeress has advanced the opinion that severely disabled children would be "better off" being aborted.
The four-year-old was sent off an 8-1 chance on her return to Newbury, with Peeress, whom she beat in the Matron Stakes, bouncing out of the gates as the 11-8 favourite.
The four-year-old was sent off an 8-1 chance on her return to Newbury with Peeress, whom she defeated in the Matron Stakes, bouncing out the gates as the 11-8 favourite.
PEERESS holds outstanding claims in what looks a slightly below-par renewal of the Juddmonte Lockinge Stakes at Newbury.
Sir Michael Stoute fields two runners including last year's winner PEERESS.