adjective see squire I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • squirish — squir·ish …   English syllables

  • squirish — rish adjective : characteristic of, resembling, or befitting a squire …   Useful english dictionary

  • squir|ish — «SKWYR ihsh», adjective. 1. characteristic of or befitting a squire: »Sancho Panza, in whom I think are united all the squirish graces (Tobias Smollet). 2. having the appearance or character of a country squire: »He s settled down…and has grown… …   Useful english dictionary

  • squire — I. noun Etymology: Middle English squier, from Anglo French esquier more at esquire Date: 13th century 1. a shield bearer or armor bearer of a knight 2. a. a male attendant especially on a great personage b. a man who devotedly attends a lady ;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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