squireling
squireling \squire"ling\ (-l[i^]ng), n. A petty squire. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

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  • squireling — /skwuyeur ling/, n. 1. a landowner of a small estate. 2. a petty squire. [1675 85; SQUIRE + LING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • squireling — squire·ling …   English syllables

  • squireling — /ˈskwaɪəlɪŋ/ (say skwuyuhling) noun a petty squire. {squire + ling1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • squireling — liŋ noun ( s) : a young or petty squire …   Useful english dictionary

  • squire — n. & v. n. 1 a country gentleman, esp. the chief landowner in a country district. 2 hist. a knight s attendant. 3 Brit. colloq. a jocular form of address to a man. 4 US a magistrate or lawyer. 5 Austral. a young snapper fish. v.tr. (of a man)… …   Useful english dictionary

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