from The Century Dictionary.
- Befitting or characteristic of a squire.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- Becoming a squire; like a squire.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Like or suiting a
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After imprisoning Alfric for a brief and miserable sentence, Father once more has released him, and is riding him daily in the performance of squirely duties.
It lay beside the breastplate on the floor, slightly dirty because of Alfric2s lack of squirely attention, but impressive nonetheless, with its intricate weavings of inlay, copper and silver and brass.
I then surveyed my squirely work and realized that I had no idea how to put the armor back together.
And, I betcha this is ONE position he won't go all squirely on.
On April 22, Mr. Manzo of Capstone, the Chrysler adviser, sent a note -- like some of the emails, containing misspellings -- to Matthew Feldman, a member of the Obama auto team, to complain that Fiat "is trying to be squirely" about sharing technology.
Just promise not to wear out your smeller at L'Artisan like I suspect Ina has done, I can't have both of my favorite blogs go all squirely on me!
I have no desire to magnify the service I render thee in making thee acquainted with so renowned and honoured a knight, but I do desire thy thanks for the acquaintance thou wilt make with the famous Sancho Panza, his squire, in whom, to my thinking, I have given thee condensed all the squirely drolleries that are scattered through the swarm of the vain books of chivalry.
But tell me, thou perverter of the squirely rules of knight – errantry, where hast thou ever seen or read that any knight – errant's squire made terms with his lord, 'you must give me so much a month for serving you'?
Fair be the fortunes of such a master and such a servant, the one the cynosure of knight – errantry, the other the star of squirely fidelity!
"I hesitate," said Don Quixote, "because it is not lawful for me to draw sword against persons of squirely condition; but call my squire Sancho to me; for this defence and vengeance are his affair and business."