landholder

Part of speech:

a landowner

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Usage examples "landholder":

  1. As his last rays sunk behind the distant hills, the stranger started from his reverie and approached the landholder, pointing with his staff towards the fast- fading brightness of the western sky. - "Antonina", Wilkie Collins.
  2. Those long traditions of the Western European peoples which had made of the great landholder a petty prince lay beneath the plantation life of the Southern States. - "Abraham Lincoln and the Union A Chronicle of the Embattled North, Volume 29 In The Chronicles Of America Series", Nathaniel W. Stephenson.
  3. This colonel from Virginia, now in his forty- fourth year, was a great landholder, an owner of slaves, an Anglican churchman, an aristocrat, everything that stands in contrast with the type of a revolutionary radical. - "Washington and his Comrades in Arms A Chronicle of the War of Independence", George Wrong.