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Definition of Esquire

Esquire

  1. Originally, a shield-bearer or armor-bearer, an attendant on a knight; in modern times, a title of dignity next in degree below knight and above gentleman; also, a title of office and courtesy; -- often shortened to squire.
  2. To wait on as an esquire or attendant in public; to attend.

Esquire Quotations

A declaration of the independence of America, and the sovereignty of the United STates was drawn by the ingenious and philosophic pen of Thomas Jefferson, Esquire, a delegate from the state of Virginia.
Mercy Otis Warren

We have defeated Jim Crow, but now we have to deal with his son, James Crow Jr., esquire.
Al Sharpton

However, I was a restaurant critic at Chicago magazine before I worked at Esquire, and I've been a really enthusiastic home cook for a long time. It's just something I'm passionate about.
Ted Allen

A friend told me about the casting notice for 'Queer Eye.' I was in Chicago and I had a contract with 'Esquire' magazine, so had been coming to New York City regularly and thought I'd catch a cheap flight, crash on a friend's sofa and do this hilarious audition that I had no chance of winning.
Ted Allen

Esquire, in a July, 1957 issue, has a photograph of me playing the French horn at the Five Spot.
David Amram
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Esquire Translations

esquire in German is Wohlgeboren
esquire in Italian is vossignoria