escuier

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vulgar Latin *scutarius.

Noun[edit]

escuier m (plural escuiers)

  1. squire; shield-bearer

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vulgar Latin *scutarius.

Noun[edit]

escuier m ‎(oblique plural escuiers, nominative singular escuiers, nominative plural escuier)

  1. squire; shield-bearer
    • 12th Century, Béroul, Tristan et Iseut:
      Li rois apele un escuier.
      The king called a shield-bearer

Descendants[edit]