squiredom


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squiredom

(ˈskwaɪədəm)
n
1. (Sociology) Also called: squirehood or squireship the rank or social status of a squire
2. (Sociology) squires as a group, considered collectively
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Freedom of the City, Squiredom of Otterspool; nothing too fancy, you understand.
Heinz is described by Ellickson as aspiring to "small-scale squiredom,"(57) and Ellis is noted for his "ruthless ambition for wealth and power.
That lack of interest in the business aspects of country squiredom became fatal.