- n. 乡绅；侍从；大地主；地方法官
- vt. 随侍；护卫
- n. (Squire)人名；(英)斯夸尔
1. 注意区分：squire <=> spire.
2. 谐音“侍卫哦”-----*swire => squire.
5. scut- "shield" => squire, scudo.
来自中古法语 esquier,乡绅，来自古法语 escuier,持盾者，来自（缩写自）拉丁语 scutarius, 持盾者，来自 scutum,盾，来自 PIE*skei,分开，劈开，词源同 shield,scuttle,escudo.原指骑士 的学徒或实习骑士，兼帮师傅持盾或跑腿，后用于对人的尊称（低于骑士），如乡绅，地主， 同时也用于对男性的尊称。
- squire:  A squire is etymologically a ‘shieldcarrier’. The word was adapted from Old French esquier (which was later reborrowed into English as esquire ). This was descended from Latin scūtārius ‘shield-carrier’, a derivative of scūtum ‘shield’ (source also of English escutcheon ).
- squire (v.)
- "to attend (a lady) as a gallant," late 14c., from squire (n.). Related: Squired; squiring.
- squire (n.)
- early 13c., "young man who attends a knight," later "member of the landowning class ranking below a knight" (c. 1300), from Old French esquier "squire," literally "shield carrier" (see esquire). Meaning "country gentleman, landed proprietor" is from 1670s; as a general term of address to a gentleman, it is attested from 1828.
- 1. The whole place was the romantic vision of the paternalist local squire.
- 2. Hard luck, squire.
- 3. What can I get you, Squire?
- 4. 'Now , Hawkins,'said the squire,'you have something say. Speak up.'
- “霍金斯, ”乡绅说, “ 你说有事情要告诉我们, 那么说吧. ”
来自英汉文学 - 金银岛
- 5. 'All hands aboard by four this afternoon,'shouted the squire, after him.
- “ 所有船员今天下午四点在船上集合.”乡绅冲着他的背影喊了一声.
来自英汉文学 - 金银岛
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