The class of squireen is nearly extinct: 'Joy be with them.'
She looks higher, and she has a right to look higher than to be the wife of an Irish squireen.'
squireen′, a gentleman farmer, one almost a squire; Squire′hood, the state or rank of a squire—also Squire′ship.
He had been christened Edmund, and he was a squireen of the Tipperary village of Knockbrit.
But the honest, well-to-do farmer had at once too much pride and sagacity to sink into the squireen.
Sometimes you can hardly distinguish a squireen from a half-sir or from a shoneen.