proprietor


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owner

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a person who has legal title to property

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Taking the slow step first: it certainly was not the step of the proprietor.
He remembered that the proprietor had told him that he should lock the door, and would come later to release him.
At last it seemed settled that the rightful distinction was that the proprietors should have more elective franchise than non-proprietors, on the Spartan principle of "calling that which is just, equal; not that which is equal, just.
As a proprietor, it is to my interest my house should not be burnt.
Here ensued a great many words between Matthew Maule and the proprietor of the Seven Gables, on the subject which the latter had thus broached.
His steward might deign to occupy it, but never, certainly, the great landed proprietor himself.
He calls A store A shop," said the proprietor, "and he wants A meal for A shilling.
Well," said the proprietor, and turned with a puzzled smile to the others.
This officer was busily plying his vocation when half-a-dozen persons sauntered through the booth, to whom, but without stopping either in his speech or work, he bowed respectfully; at the same time directing, by a look, the attention of a man beside him to the tallest figure in the group, in recognition of whom the proprietor pulled off his hat.
She was immediately admitted to see the proprietor.
The proprietor of this tunnel took candles and conducted us into it.
The proprietor lies asleep on a sofa - the weather is cool - the time is near midnight: arc will make a sketch of the room during his slumber.
It meant more than free beer to Daughtry, for, when he started to leave, the proprietor of the place thrust three silver dollars into his hand and begged him to come around with the dog next night.
In this volume I have used portions of letters which I wrote for the Daily Alta California, of San Francisco, the proprietors of that journal having waived their rights and given me the necessary permission.
Likewise, I have heard that in the museum of Manchester, in New Hampshire, they have what the proprietors call the only perfect specimen of a Greenland or River Whale in the United States.