What does the word baron mean?

Usage examples for baron

  1. What the Baron said to the Marquis is lost to history. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  2. " Go on, please, dear Baron," she begged. – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. I am digging into the trial of the noble baron de Rais. – Là-bas by J. K. Huysmans