squirearch

squirearch

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squirarch

n
(Sociology) literary a member of the squirearchy
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"When a woman is not happy," Austen advises, "the unhappiness usually results from her own misperception or even foolishness." A true conservative - a squirearch - Austen prefers old aristocratic money to the vulgar gleanings of trade (p.