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squireling

[skwahyuh r-ling] /ˈskwaɪər lɪŋ/
noun
1.
a landowner of a small estate.
2.
a petty squire.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; squire + -ling1
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squireen

/skwaɪˈriːn/
noun
1.
(rare) a petty squire
Word Origin
C19: from squire + -een, Anglo-Irish diminutive suffix, from Irish Gaelic -ín
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