Amy looked after her father, to Godfrey fell the duty of squiring Miss Thurseley.
Lazy Harry, up and out, and squiring Mrs. Purdie to the review at half-past ten in the morning!
His chief exercises are, taking the whiff, squiring a cockatrice, and making privy searches for imparters.
But they made up that quarrel ages ago, and he was over there shooting in September and squiring her all over the county.
late 13c., "young man who attends a knight," later "member of the landowning class ranking below a knight" (c.1300), from Old French esquier "squire," literally "shield carrier" (see esquire). Meaning "country gentleman, landed proprietor" is from 1670s; as a general term of address to a gentleman, it is attested from 1828.
"to attend (a lady) as a gallant," late 14c., from squire (n.). Related: Squired; squiring.