Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A squire; one entitled to bear arms.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    An armor-bearer; an esquire. A title of dignity belonging to gentlemen authorized to bear arms. Cowell. In its earlier meaning, a servant who carried the arms of a knight. Spelman. A tenant by scutage; a servant or valet; applied, also, to the higher servants in convents. Spelman.