Possessioner Pos*ses"sion*er, n. 1. A possessor; a property holder. [Obs.] ``Possessioners of riches.'' --E. Hall. [1913 Webster]

Having been of old freemen and possessioners. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

2. An invidious name for a member of any religious community endowed with property in lands, buildings, etc., as contrasted with mendicant friars. [Obs.] --Wyclif. [1913 Webster]

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  • possessioner — pos·ses·sion·er …   English syllables

  • possessioner — sh(ə)nə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English possessiouner, from possessioun possession + er more at possession 1. a. obsolete …   Useful english dictionary

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