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proprietor
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
the owner of a business
  • These were agreeably dispersed among small specimens of china and glass, various neat trifles made by the proprietor of the museum, and some tobacco-stoppers carved by the Aged.
    Chapter 25 (89% in)
  • This was horrible, and gave me a sickening idea of London; the more so as the Lord Chief Justice's proprietor wore (from his hat down to his boots and up again to his pocket-handkerchief inclusive) mildewed clothes which had evidently not belonged to him originally, and which I took it into my head he had bought cheap of the executioner.
    Chapter 20 (41% in)
  • I was, and I am, sensible that the air of this chamber, in its strong combination of stable with soup-stock, might have led one to infer that the coaching department was not doing well, and that the enterprising proprietor was boiling down the horses for the refreshment department.
    Chapter 33 (16% in)
  • Once more, he took me by both hands and surveyed me with an air of admiring proprietorship: smoking with great complacency all the while.
    Chapter 40 (51% in)

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