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Of or relating to a squire or squires; of the character of a squire. Now also: of or relating to heraldic arms; entitled to bear heraldic arms.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Sydney Smith (1771–1845), author and wit. From armiger + -al.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.