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    Itasan is offline Member
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    Default Esquire

    I understand that the term 'Esq(uire)' is an
    honorific for a man. Could it be used for
    a woman also?
    1. Robert Pritchard, Esq. (OK)
    2. Anne Pritchard, Esq. (OK???)
    Thank you.

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    Tdol is online now Editor,
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    Default Re: Esquire

    I believe it can be used for both in letter in AE, but in BrE, it was only used for men, and is very rare nowadays.

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