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Synonyms for Esq

a title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight

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As there is something, after all, in a historical name, and the Caverleys [sic] still had the best of it, in the way of society, Eudosia was permitted to continue the visits in White street, even after her own family were in full possession in Broadway, and Henry Halfacre, Esq.
The heir presumptive, the very William Walter Elliot, Esq.
Parkson's, the well-known theatrical costumiers, and it was addressed to "--(the debatable initial) Cavendish, Esq.
The pretty Miss Mansfield has already received the congratulatory visits on her approaching marriage with a young Englishman, John Melbourne, Esq.
Reginald Cyril Brott, born 18 - , son of John Reginald Brott, Esq.
The address was written as follows:--'For Franklin Blake, Esq.
That this Association has heard read, with feelings of unmingled satisfaction, and unqualified approval, the paper communicated by Samuel Pickwick, Esq.
That while this Association is deeply sensible of the advantages which must accrue to the cause of science, from the production to which they have just adverted--no less than from the unwearied researches of Samuel Pickwick, Esq.
That, with the view just mentioned, this Association has taken into its serious consideration a proposal, emanating from the aforesaid, Samuel Pickwick, Esq.
That the Corresponding Society of the Pickwick Club is therefore hereby constituted; and that Samuel Pickwick, Esq.