Definition of peerdom in US English:

peerdom

noun

  • 1The rank of peer or peeress; the condition of being a peer or peeress.

  • 2The territory or fief of a French peer. Now historical.

  • 3The condition of being the peer or equal of another; equality.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Florio (1553–1625), author and teacher of languages. From peer + -dom.

Pronunciation

peerdom

/ˈpɪədəm/