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One entry found for esquire.
Main Entry: es·quire
Pronunciation: primarystresses-secondarystresskwimacr(schwa)r, is-primarystress
Function: noun
1 : a member of the English gentry ranking immediately below a knight
2 : one who wants to become a knight and who works as a servant to a knight
3 -- used as a title of courtesy usually placed in its abbreviated form after the surname <John Smith, Esq.>

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