爵 means 'baron'

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Strokes : 17    Frequency: 1271   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-16    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 1 word   Used in 24 words   Used in 5 names   Component in 4 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Historically 爵 was used to refer to a sparrow-shaped drinking vessel, and the kanji was an ideographic representation, but that meaning has been lost over time.
⿳   () claw   () net  ⿰   () good   inch  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 爵 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 爵 is used 23 times, read 1 way.
シャク : 23 words FIND ALL
peerage; court rank
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An additional 1 less common words include 爵 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1344  Joy o' Kanji : 1344  Key to Kanji:

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シャク    baron   
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つめ claw; fingernail   
スン   inch
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