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Noun1.Esq - a title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight; placed after the name
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
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That this Association has heard read, with feelings of unmingled satisfaction, and unqualified approval, the paper communicated by Samuel Pickwick, Esq.
ELLIOT OF KELLYNCH HALL" Walter Elliot, born March 1, 1760, married, July 15, 1784, Elizabeth, daughter of James Stevenson, Esq.
To put it with my customary dash of humor -- her face informed me that the most sensible action which Michael Vanstone, Esq.
The very morning that his eldest child, Eudosia, made her valuable acquisition, in my person, Henry Halfacre, Esq.
The author's mistake was pointed out to him, in the most obliging manner, by Robert Belt, Esq.
The envelope (already open) was addressed to "James Brown, Esq.
Shaw stood on the rug, looking rather grim; the bouquet lay on the table, and beside it a note, directed to "Frank Moore, Esq.
I came into this world with the great advantage of having Lady Malkinshaw for a grandmother, her ladyship's daughter for a mother, and Francis James Softly, Esq.
The pretty Miss Mansfield has already received the congratulatory visits on her approaching marriage with a young Englishman, John Melbourne, Esq.
Reginald Cyril Brott, born 18 - , son of John Reginald Brott, Esq.