Definition of Esquires

1. Noun. (plural of esquire) ¹



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Definition of Esquires

1. esquire [v] - See also: esquire

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Esquires

esprit de corps
esprit de l'escalier
esprits
espumoso
espumosos
espundia
espy
espying
esq.
esquamulose
esquilax
esquilaxes
esquinancea
esquire
esquired
esquires (current term)
esquiring
esquisse
esquisses
ess
essay
essayed
essayer
essayers
essaying
essayings
essayish
essayist
essayistic
essayists

Literary usage of Esquires

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1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"esquires created by the king's letters patent, or other investiture ; and their eldest ... esquires by virtue of their offices; as justices of the peace, ..."

2. The Virginia Convention of 1776: A Discourse Delivered Before the Virginia by Hugh Blair Grigsby (1855)
"HENRICO, Nathaniel Wilkinson and Richard Adams, esquires. JAMES CITY, Robert C. Nicholas and ... NANSEMOND, Willis Riddick and and William Cowper, esquires. ..."

3. Collections for a History of Staffordshire by William Salt Archaeological Society, Staffordshire Record Society (1903)
"John de Cobham, with 2 Knights, 22 esquires, and 28 mounted Archers. John de Beauchamp, with 9 Knights, 20 esquires, and 30 mounted Archers. ..."

4. An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great by John Woody Papworth (1874)
"Barry of five sa. and or on a chief as the first two palets (sometimes called plates) betw. so many based esquires like the second over all un ..."

5. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1869)
"esquires—Captain Oliver Martyn; Mr. Lynch Staunton. The Marquis of Conyngham. Esquire—Earl of Mountcharles. The Earl of Howth. esquires—Captain Williams ..."

6. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State Library (1854)
"Mr. Hillegas & Tench Francis, esquires, Commissioners for selling Barrick Lots. RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES OF VIRGINIA, 1786. ..."

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