esquired

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

esquired (not comparable)

  1. (dated) Using the title or honorific of esquire.
    • 1822, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 12, page 83,
      Here's to all the rest, both esquired and anonymous, / May they all in their times find their own Hieronymus ;
    • 1824, Lord Byron, Don Juan, Canto the Sixteenth, LXIX,
      All country gentlemen, esquired or knighted, / May drop in without cards, and take their station / At the full board, and sit alike delighted / With fashionable wines and conversation;

Verb[edit]

esquired

  1. simple past tense and past participle of esquire