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Squire meaning

squire - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. an English country landowner
  2. 2. A square; a measure; a rule.
  3. 3. A shield- bearer or armor- bearer who attended a knight.
  4. 4. A title of dignity next in degree below knight, and above gentleman. See Esquire.
  5. 5. A male attendant on a great personage; also ( Colloq.), a devoted attendant or follower of a lady; a beau.
  6. 6. A title of office and courtesy. See under Esquire.
  7. 7. To attend as a squire.
  8. 8. To attend as a beau, or gallant, for aid and protection; as, to squire a lady.
  9. 9. Same as Esquire.
  10. 10. To attened as a squire or gallant.

squire - examples of usage

  1. For the rest of the week the squire could not account for his time. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. This, of course, was said aside; to the squire he was hat in hand. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. The squire thought, in fact, that although Frank himself had no money, Frank could get it out of others, and spend it upon his place. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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