squirearchal

adjective squire·ar·chal \ ¦skwīə¦rärkəl , (ˈ)skwī¦rä- \
variants: or squirearchical \-ärkə̇kəl\ or less commonly squirarchal \like squirearchal\

Definition of squirearchal

: of, relating to, characteristic of, or belonging to the squirearchy
  • that image of the right life which has evolved from the aristocratic, squirearchal, and higher official culture
  • —Edward Shils

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Origin and Etymology of squirearchal

squirearchal, squirearchical from squirearchy + -al or -ical; squirarchal from squirarchy + -al


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