squire

Definitions

  • The Squire
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  • WordNet 3.6
    • v squire attend upon as a squire; serve as a squire
    • n squire an English country landowner
    • n squire young nobleman attendant on a knight
    • n squire a man who attends or escorts a woman
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Squire A male attendant on a great personage; also (Colloq.), a devoted attendant or follower of a lady; a beau.
    • Squire A shield-bearer or armor-bearer who attended a knight.
    • n Squire skwīr A square; a measure; a rule. "With golden squire ."
    • Squire A title of dignity next in degree below knight, and above gentleman. See Esquire. "His privy knights and squires ."
    • Squire A title of office and courtesy. See under Esquire.
    • Squire To attend as a beau, or gallant, for aid and protection; as, to squire a lady.
    • Squire To attend as a squire.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n squire An esquire; an attendant on a knight.
    • n squire A gentleman who attends upon a lady; an escort; a beau; a gallant.
    • n squire A person not noble nor a knight, but who has received a grant of arms.
    • n squire In England, a landed proprietor who is also justice of the peace: a term nearly equivalent to lord of the manor, as meaning the holder of most of the land in any neighborhood.
    • n squire In the United States, in country districts and towns, a justice of the peace, a local judge, or other local dignitary: chiefly used as a title.
    • squire To attend and wait upon, as a squire his lord.
    • squire To attend, as a gentleman a lady; wait upon or attend upon in the manner of a squire; escort.
    • n squire An old form of square.
    • n squire The schnapper when two years old. See schnapper.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Squire skwīr an esquire, a knight's attendant: a beau or gallant: a country gentleman, an owner of land in England, esp. if of old family:
    • n Squire skwīr (Shak.) a square.
    • n Squire skwīr (U.S.) one who has been a justice of the peace, &c
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. esquierre, F. équerre,. See Square (n.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Esquire.

Usage

In literature:

No, sir; we poor folks have our feelings, as I said to Mrs. Dale, and as I will say to the Squire hisself.
"The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851" by Various
It was a big sum, and I borrowed it of Squire Bayfield up Binegar way.
"Bristol Bells" by Emma Marshall
But lookye here, squires, all of you.
"The Peril Finders" by George Manville Fenn
I think he is at the squire's office, for they just went up the street together.
"Little Bobtail" by Oliver Optic
The toll-gatherer, and the other people on the bank, set up a shout; but Squire Lyman could not speak.
"Little Grandmother" by Sophie May
When the letter was put into the Squire's hands in Mr. Carey's private room, the Squire was nearly mad with rage.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
But in this here willage there ben't a man, woman, nor child, as has any consarn for Squire or Parish, barring myself.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851" by Various
Where did you meet the Squire, Roderick?
"Vixen, Volume I." by M. E. Braddon
What they'll want wi' keeping up t'gardens now I doant knoaw, and t'old Squire gone.
"Antony Gray,--Gardener" by Leslie Moore
Then I saw the squire and the rector ride forth together and take the road to Benedict.
"Her Mother's Secret" by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
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In poetry:

"What would'st thou do, my squire so gay,
That rides beside my reyne,—
Were ye Glenallan's Earl the day,
And I were Ronald Cheyne?
"Elspeth's Ballad" by Sir Walter Scott
There was a youth, and a well-beloved youth,
And he was a squire's son:
He loved the bailiffs daughter dear,
That lived in Islington.
"The Bailiff's Daughter Of Islington" by Henry Morley
What is it maks fowk wade throo th' snow,
To goa to th' church, becoss they know
'At th' squire's at hooam an sure to goa?
It's sooap.
"What Is It?" by John Hartley
And may she comes, and may she goes,
Down by yon hollin tree,
And there she spied a brisk young squire,
And a brisk young squire was he.
"The Bonny Hind" by Andrew Lang
'Ah, here's a curse on hare and grouse,
A curse on hart and hind;
And a health to the squire in all England,
Leaves never a head behind.'
"A New Forest Ballad" by Charles Kingsley
"To arms!" the battle bugles blew.
The daughter of their Earl was she,
Lord of a thousand swords and true;
He but a squire of low degree.
"The Epic" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Watch Bill Squire 's Comedy Special Online For Free Right Now.
Yes' Chris Squire on Tribute Singer's Exit, Broadway Reunion Talks.
Chis Squire , Alan White, Geoff Downes, Steve Howe, Jon Davison (from left).
Help us honor Squire Boone.
Fannie Mae "Boone" Squire Wilson, 67, 204 S Bell St, died Oct 25 at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas.
Much like the movement to explore the wilderness west, the Squire Boone Statue is gaining steam.
Chris Squire of Yes Discusses 'Fly From Here,' the Band's First Album in 10 Years.
Thomas Zeno Joins Squire , Sanders & Dempsey: Power Circuit.
Squire 's streak snapped.
"Seth kind of controlled that whole match and capitalized on Squire 's mistakes," Perry coach Brent McBurney said.
Squires was a member of a team of "Sesame Street" directors — among them Jon Stone, Lisa Simon and Ted May — that won six Daytime Emmys for outstanding directing of a children's series between 1995 and 2007.
Other Stories from the Squire.
Squires participating in USS New York ceremonies.
Jaime squire getty images sports.
Jamie Squire / Chris Trotman.
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In science:

Geoff Squire and Bella Robinson made significant contributions to the prototype pipeline.
Data storage, processing and visualisation for the ATCA
This value depends upon the shape measurement method: with KSB (Kaiser, Squires & Broadhurst 1995) and RRG, it depends upon the size of the Gaussian weight function.
The effects of charge transfer inefficiency (CTI) on galaxy shape measurements
From Theorem 3.2 we have that the Squire modes are always damped, thus for the rest of this section we consider only the modified Orr-Sommerfeld equation and α = 0.
Linear Stability Analysis for Plane-Poiseuille Flow of an Elastoviscoplastic fluid with internal microstructure
There is no equivalent of Squire’s theorem for generalized Newtonian fluids but some authors have performed several numerical tests for large range of axial and transverse wave numbers (α and β respectively) for different non-linear viscosity functions µ( ˙γ ), see [24–27].
Linear Stability Analysis for Plane-Poiseuille Flow of an Elastoviscoplastic fluid with internal microstructure
As there is no version of Squire Theorem for this type of models for simplicity we restrict ourselves to two-dimensional perturbations below.
Linear Stability Analysis for Plane-Poiseuille Flow of an Elastoviscoplastic fluid with internal microstructure
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