esquire esquire  /ˈɛ ˌskwaɪr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Middle Ages) an attendant and shield bearer to a knight; a candidate for knighthood
  2. (n) a title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight; placed after the name

News

  1. Al Qaeda's Inspire magazine confused with Esquire at Guantanamo hearing

    By Jane Sutton GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - An Arabic-English interpreter confused the al Qaeda magazine Inspire with the gentlemen's magazine Esquire during a pretrial hearing in the Guantanamo war crimes tribunal on Friday. The mix-up came in a hearing for five prisoners who could face execution if convicted of launching the September 11, 2001, hijacked plane attacks that ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. National Handicapping Championship to be featured on Esquire Network show

    The Esquire Network, a television network set to launch in September, plans to broadcast a program tracking handicappers as they seek spots in the 2014 National Handicapping Championship, the administrator of the tournament announced on Thursday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  3. Esquire praises MSU's 'Bearded Heroes'

    The Mississippi State baseball team has gotten a nod from Esquire magazine because of their beards. The magazine picked the Diamond Dawgs to win the College World Series because of their beards. One writer called the team "Bearded Heroes." Earlier in the season, Coach John Cohen decided players could keep their beards until they lose a game. MSU will play again Friday in Omaha.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WAPT Jackson

Quotes

  1. "Flex is a breakthrough product for Ford and the Esquire opportunity offered us the chance to show the vehicle in a way we could never previously have imagined," said Jim Farley, Ford's Group Vice President of Marketing and Communications....
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: Jim Farley Source: MarketWatch

  2. "As we see it, Newsweek's role is to bring you as intellectually satisfying and as visually rich an experience as the great monthlies of old did, whether it was Harold Hayes's Esquire or Willie Morris's Harper's, but on a weekly basis," writes...
    on May 18, 2009 By: Jon Meacham Source: mediabistro.com (blog)

  3. When Bill Clinton said, "The editor of Esquire, he sent us an email yesterday and said it was the single sleaziest piece of journalism he'd seen in decades," was it in reference to the Vanity Fair article that got him in such a tizzy?
    on Jun 3, 2008 By: Bill Clinton Source: Conde Nast Portfolio

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