possessioner

noun

pos·​ses·​sion·​er
-sh(ə)nə(r)
plural -s
1
a
obsolete : a property holder
b
archaic, often offensive : a member of a religious order holding endowments (as of lands or buildings)
2
: one appointed to renew boundary landmarks in the southern U.S.

Word History

Etymology

Middle English possessiouner, from possessioun possession + -er

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“Possessioner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/possessioner. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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