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proprietor
used in Jane Eyre

4 uses
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Definition
the owner of a business
  • Mr. Rochester was Mr. Rochester in her eyes; a gentleman, a landed proprietor — nothing more: she inquired and searched no further, and evidently wondered at my wish to gain a more definite notion of his identity.
    Chapter 11 (82% in)
  • "Yes," she said, "it is a pretty place; but I fear it will be getting out of order, unless Mr. Rochester should take it into his head to come and reside here permanently; or, at least, visit it rather oftener: great houses and fine grounds require the presence of the proprietor."
    Chapter 11 (47% in)
  • Her salary will be thirty pounds a year: her house is already furnished, very simply, but sufficiently, by the kindness of a lady, Miss Oliver; the only daughter of the sole rich man in my parish — Mr. Oliver, the proprietor of a needle-factory and iron-foundry in the valley.
    Chapter 30 (65% in)
  • I found it a large, handsome residence, showing abundant evidences of wealth in the proprietor.
    Chapter 32 (36% in)

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