Definition of apple-squire in English:

apple-squire

noun

rare, archaic
  • A male companion of a woman of ill-repute; specifically (a) a harlot's servant or personal attendant; (b) a ‘kept’ man, a gigolo; (c) a pimp.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Copland (fl. 1505–1547), translator and printer. Apparently from apple + squire. The semantic motivation is unclear; perhaps compare metaphorical use of apple to refer to a woman's breasts.

Pronunciation

apple-squire

/ˈaplskwʌɪə/