Squirely Squire"ly, a. & adv. Becoming a squire; like a squire. [1913 Webster]

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  • squirely — squire·ly …   English syllables

  • squirely — lē adjective : of, relating to, resembling, or befitting a 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

  • squire|ly — «SKWYR lee», adjective. 1. of or having to do with a squire. 2. befitting a squire: »In recent years [he] led a squirely life in the Santa Barbara hills (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

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