Meaning of squire
Pronunciation: (skwīr), [key]
— n., v., squired, squir•ing.
- (in England) a country gentleman, esp. the chief landed proprietor in a district.
- (in the Middle Ages) a young man of noble birth who as an aspirant to knighthood served a knight.
- a personal attendant, as of a person of rank.
- a man who accompanies or escorts a woman.
- a title applied to a justice of the peace, local judge, or other local dignitary of a rural district or small town.
- to attend as, or in the manner of, a squire.
- to escort (a woman), as to a dance or social gathering.
- squire (Thesaurus)