Definition of Squire

1. Noun. Young nobleman attendant on a knight.

Specialized synonyms: Armiger, Armor-bearer
Generic synonyms: Attendant, Attender, Tender



2. Verb. Attend upon as a squire; serve as a squire.
Generic synonyms: Escort

3. Noun. An English country landowner.

4. Noun. A man who attends or escorts a woman.
Exact synonyms: Gallant
Generic synonyms: Attendant, Attender, Tender
Derivative terms: Gallant

Definition of Squire

1. n. A square; a measure; a rule.

2. n. A shield-bearer or armor- bearer who attended a knight.

3. v. t. To attend as a squire.

Definition of Squire

1. Noun. A shield-bearer or armor-bearer who attended a knight. ¹

2. Noun. A title of dignity next in degree below knight, and above gentleman. See esquire. ¹

3. Noun. A male attendant on a great personage. ¹

4. Noun. A devoted attendant or follower of a lady; a beau. ¹

5. Noun. A title of office and courtesy. See under esquire. ¹

6. Verb. To attend as a squire ¹

7. Verb. To attend as a beau, or gallant, for aid and protection ¹

8. Noun. (obsolete) A ruler; a carpenter's square; a measure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squire

1. to serve as a squire (an escort) [v SQUIRED, SQUIRING, SQUIRES]

Medical Definition of Squire

1. 1. A shield-bearer or armor-bearer who attended a knight. 2. A title of dignity next in degree below knight, and above gentleman. See Esquire. "His privy knights and squires." 3. A male attendant on a great personage; also, a devoted attendant or follower of a lady; a beau. 4. A title of office and courtesy. See Esquire. Origin: Aphetic form of esquire. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squire

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squiny
squinying
squinzey
squinzeys
squirage
squirages
squiralties
squiralty
squirarch
squirarchies
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squirarchy
squircle
squircles
squire (current term)
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squiredoms
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squireling
squirelings
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Literary usage of Squire

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1880)
"I found him something like a shadow, as you observe, squire. The cold weather had kept him ... Something like moisture stood in the squire's good old eyes. ..."

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