Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

squireling

[skwahyuh r-ling]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. a landowner of a small estate.
  2. a petty squire.
Show More

Origin of squireling

First recorded in 1675–85; squire + -ling1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for squireling

Historical Examples

  • She walked the village like a queen, and no Fen farmer or squireling ventured to jest with her.

    More Pages from a Journal

    Mark Rutherford