landlord

Part of speech: noun

A man who keeps an inn or hotel, or owns and lets real estate.

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Usage examples "landlord":

  1. As soon as the rain ceased I left the hotel and went to the room in the little town the landlord had engaged for me. - "Aylwin", Theodore Watts-Dunton.
  2. What sort of man is the new landlord? - "Kenelm Chillingly, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  3. Then to the landlord he said; I'm from The Star office. - "The Eagle's Heart", Hamlin Garland.