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squireling

[ skwahyuhr-ling ]
/ ˈskwaɪər lɪŋ /
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noun

a landowner of a small estate.
a petty squire.

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Origin of squireling

First recorded in 1675–85; squire + -ling1
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  • No, that was for some lucky one of her own class and state, not for a simple squireling like me.

    The Yeoman Adventurer|George W. Gough
  • She walked the village like a queen, and no Fen farmer or squireling ventured to jest with her.

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