Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to squirearchy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a squirearchy.

Etymologies

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squirearchy +‎ -al

Examples

  • Perhaps one should emphasize here that he has gone out of his way, from time to time and far beyond the call of duty, to burnish his reputation as a cantankerous curmudgeon — truly the Evelyn Waugh of our age, right down to his squirearchal residence in the west of England — or even as a bigoted old barroom kvetch.

    A Terrifying Honesty

  • "We take that for granted; and then, you know --" So Lady Chiltern went on, dilating upon a future state of squirearchal bliss and rural independence.

    Phineas Redux

  • I suppose our English habit of talking on the weather arose when we were all a squirearchal farming, George-the-Third kind of people!

    Alice, or the Mysteries — Complete

  • “We take that for granted; and then, you know — “So Lady Chiltern went on, dilating upon a future state of squirearchal bliss and rural independence.

    Phineas Redux

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