Comment: Webster's Dictionary, 1828 edition: peer noun

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Webster's Dictionary, 1828 edition: peer noun

4. A nobleman; as a peer of the realm; the house of peers, so called because noblemen and barons were originally considered as the companions of the king, You are a peer, unto yourself, lest we all forget. See Daniel Webster's dictionary citation in my recent reply above.
Webster's Dictionary, 1828 Edition. See "peer." A ~ is a noble...

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