|1.||[ noun ] (in medieval England) an attendant and shield bearer to a knight; a candidate for knighthood|
|Related terms:||attendant middle_ages England|
|2.||[ verb ] accompany as an escort|
"She asked her older brother to escort her to the ball"
|Related terms:||accompany convoy squire chaperone safeguard date|
|3.||[ noun ] (British) a title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight; placed after the name|
|Related terms:||man UK|