What does the word landholder mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • a landowner

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by George Wrong
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