squirearchal

adjective

squire·​ar·​chal
¦skwīə¦rärkəl,
(ˈ)skwī¦rä-
variants or squirearchical
-ärkə̇kəl
or less commonly squirarchal
like 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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Word History

Etymology

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

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“Squirearchal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squirearchal. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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