What does the word squire mean?

Usage examples for squire

  1. " They live with Squire Floyd," I answered, " and he is very poor. – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  2. " I think he's mad not to," declared the squire. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  3. Now hold, quoth Hagen, both knight and squire. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown