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esquireship

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From esquire +‎ -ship.

NounEdit

esquireship (plural esquireships)

  1. The position or office of an esquire.
    • 1903, George Alfred Henty, Both sides the border: a tale of Hotspur and Glendower, page 32:
      He says that there is a vacancy in Percy's household, owing to one of his esquires being made a knight, and a page has been promoted to an esquireship.