squire

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squire(
skwayuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (knight's attendant)
a. el escudero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The knight and his squire had many adventures together.El caballero y su escudero vivieron muchas aventuras juntos.
2. (landowner) (United Kingdom)
a. el señor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
He lived on a large country estate and was known as the squire of Wallingford.Vivía en una gran casa de campo y era conocido como el señor de Wallingford.
b. el hacendado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
It was the squire's duty to protect the workers on his estate.El hacendado tenía el deber de proteger a los trabajadores de su hacienda.
c. el terrateniente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
He bequeathed the title of squire to his son.Legó el título de terrateniente a su hijo.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(form of address) (United Kingdom)
a. el jefe
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Lad, be so good as to fill the tank with petrol. - Yes, squire!Hijo, ten la bondad de llenar el tanque con gasolina - ¡Sí, jefe!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(to escort)
a. escoltar
He squired the lady gallantly around town.Escoltó a la dama galantemente por la ciudad.
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squire
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (landowner)
a. el terrateniente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (history)
a. el escudero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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squire [ˈskwaɪəʳ]
noun
(landowner) terrateniente (m); hacendado (m); (LAm) estanciero (m); (LAm) (Hist) (knight's attendant) escudero (m); (lady's escort) galán (m); acompañante (m)
the squire (in relation to villagers etc) el señor; the squire of Ambridge el señor de Ambridge; el mayor terrateniente de Ambridge; yes, squire! (Britain) ¡sí, jefe!; which way, squire? ¿por dónde, caballero?
transitive verb
[+lady] acompañar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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