Squirarchy
Squirarchy Squir"arch*y (-[y^]), n. [Squire + -archy.] The gentlemen, or gentry, of a country, collectively. [Written also {squirearchy}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • squirarchy — noun see squirearchy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • squirarchy — squirarchal, squirarchical, adj. /skwuyeur ahr kee/, n., pl. squirarchies. squirearchy. * * * …   Universalium

  • squirarchy — squir·ar·chy || skwaɪərÉ‘rkɪ / rɑːk n. squirearchy, main rural landowners as a group, class of landed proprietors; gentry of a country (in a collective manner) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • squirarchy — n. Gentlemen, gentry, gentlefolk …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • squirarchy — squir·ar·chy …   English syllables

  • squirarchy — noun see squirearchy * * * squirarchal, squirarchical, adj. /skwuyeur ahr kee/, n., pl. squirarchies. squirearchy. * * * squireˈarchy or squirˈarchy noun 1. The rule of or government by squires 2. Squires collectively and their social or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • squirearchy — Squirarchy Squir arch*y ( [y^]), n. [Squire + archy.] The gentlemen, or gentry, of a country, collectively. [Written also {squirearchy}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squiralty — Squir al*ty (skw[imac]r [a^]l*t[y^]), n. Same as {Squirarchy}. [1913 Webster] That such weight and influence be put thereby into the hands of the squiralty of my kingdom. Sterne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squirarch — Squir arch (skw[imac]r [aum]rk), n. [Squire + arch.] One who belongs to the squirarchy. {Squir arch*al} ( al), a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squirarchal — Squirarch Squir arch (skw[imac]r [aum]rk), n. [Squire + arch.] One who belongs to the squirarchy. {Squir arch*al} ( al), a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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