householder

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noun house·hold·er \ˈhau̇s-ˌhōl-dər, ˈhau̇-ˌsōl-\

Definition of householder

  1. :  a person who occupies a house or tenement alone or as the head of a household

14th Century

First Known Use of householder

14th century


HOUSEHOLDER Defined for English Language Learners

householder

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noun house·hold·er \ˈhau̇s-ˌhōl-dər, ˈhau̇-ˌsōl-\

Definition of householder for English Language Learners

  • : someone who lives in a house, apartment, etc.


HOUSEHOLDER Defined for Kids

householder

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noun house·hold·er \ˈhau̇s-ˌhōl-dər\

Definition of householder for Students

  1. :  a person who lives in a dwelling alone or as the head of a household


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householder

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noun house·hold·er \ˈhau̇s-ˌhōl-dər\

Legal Definition of householder

  1. :  a person who occupies a house alone or as head of a household; specifically :  one who makes a declaration of homestead


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