(in England) a country gentleman, especially the chief landed proprietor in a district.
(in the Middle Ages) a young man of noble birth who as an aspirant to knighthood served a knight.
a personal attendant, as of a person of rank.
a man who accompanies or escorts a woman.
a title applied to a justice of the peace, local judge, or other local dignitary of a rural district or small town.
to attend as, or in the manner of, a squire.
to escort (a woman), as to a dance or social gathering.
- squireless, adjective
- squirelike, adjective
- un·squired, adjective
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How to use squire in a sentence
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Brienne of Tarth is back on the road—a far more worldly and intimidating figure than her hapless male squire, Podrick Payne.Game of Thrones’ Ep. 5 'First of His Name' Recap: An Ode to the Women of Westeros | Andrew Romano | May 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Seemingly sad beyond consolation, the widow begs the squire to finish her off the same way.Read This and Blush: Naughty Medieval French Tales | Yunte Huang | June 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Another California undergrad, Andrew squire, has taken a different approach to selling pot to raise cash.
Samuel squire, bishop of St. David's died; a poetical, historical and antiquarian writer of note.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
"I fear, squire, hers is not a bodily affection," said Mrs. Dodd with a deep sigh.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Not one word did Mrs. Dodd utter for many days to her husband of her momentous conversation with the squire.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
A country squire introduced his baboon, in clerical habits, to say grace.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
Sir Herbert's squire, Thomas du Bois, joined in his master's confident wager.King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
British Dictionary definitions for squire
a country gentleman in England, esp the main landowner in a rural community
feudal history a young man of noble birth, who attended upon a knight
rare a man who courts or escorts a woman
informal, mainly British a term of address used by one man to another, esp, unless ironic, to a member of a higher social class
Australian an immature snapper: See snapper (def. 2)
(tr) (of a man) to escort (a woman)
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