squier

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

squier (plural squiers)

  1. (obsolete) A square.
    • Shakespeare
      Not the worst of the three but jumps twelve foot and a half by the squier.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French escuier, from Latin scutarius (shield-bearer), from scutum (shield)

Noun[edit]

squier (plural squiers)

  1. squire (title for a male person)

Descendants[edit]