Did you know that the word squire meant shield…

Did you know that the word squire meant shield bearer in early medieval times? It was anglicized from a Middle French word, écuyer, which came from the Old French word, escuier, which in turn can from the late Latin, scutarius which in turn originated from the Early Latin scutum, which meant shield. So now you know. 😊#medieval #french #latin #shield #language #scutum #squire