SQUIRE, noun [a popular contraction of esquire. See Esquire.]
1. In Great Britain, the title of a gentleman next in rank to a knight.
2. In Great Britain, an attendant on a noble warrior.
3. An attendant at court.
4. In the United States, the title of magistrates and lawyers. In New-England, it is particularly given to justices of the peace and judges.
5. The title customarily given to gentlemen.
SQUIRE, verb transitive
1. To attend as a squire
2. In colloquial language, to attend as a beau or gallant for aid and protection; as, to squire a lady to the gardens.