Landlord Land"lord`, n. [See {Land}, and {Lord}.] 1. The lord of a manor, or of land; the owner of land or houses which he leases to a tenant or tenants. [1913 Webster]

2. The master of an inn or of any form of lodging house; as, the landlord collects the rents on the first of the month. [1913 Webster +PJC]

Upon our arrival at the inn, my companion fetched out the jolly landlord. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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