BARON - Black's Law Dictionary

What is BARON? Definition of BARON in Black's Law Dictionary - Legal dictionary - Glossary of legal terms.

A lord or nobleman; the most general title of nobility in England. 1 Bl.Comm. 398, 399. A particular degree or title of nobility, next to a viscount. The lowest title in Great Britain. A judge of the court of exchequer. 3 Bl.Comm. 44; Cowell. A freeman. Co.Litt. 58a. Also a vassal holding directly from the king. A husband; occurring in this sense in the phrase "baron et feme," husband and wife. The term has essentially the same meanings as Baro (q.v.).

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