alien property custodian

noun

: the person appointed in time of war to take charge of the property of alien enemies

Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alien property custodian was in 1917

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“Alien property custodian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alien%20property%20custodian. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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