Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The wife of a squire.

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Examples

  • Hogglestock with a Lady Lufton, or with any substitute in the shape of lord or lady, squire or squiress.

    Framley Parsonage

  • She was a tall, sturdily built woman of the out-of-door, squiress type.

    The Vision of Desire

  • The door opened, a quick, decisive step approached down the hall, and, closely following the announcing maid, Mrs. Grey, the local squiress, entered the room.

    Amabel Channice

  • Yes, she saw the life very distinctly, now; that of the former Mrs. Digbys -- that of cheerful squiress and wise helpmate.

    Franklin Kane

  • 'What! be squiress and Lady Bountiful; doctor old women, and lecture school-children?

    Heartsease, Or, the Brother's Wife

  • Lufton, or with any substitute in the shape of lord or lady, squire or squiress.

    Framley Parsonage

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