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proprietor
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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Definition
the owner of a business
  • The largest landed proprietor in that part is a Mr. John Turner, who made his money in Australia and returned some years ago to the old country.
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (6% in)
  • The inspector and two men accompanied her back, and in spite of the continued resistance of the proprietor, they made their way to the room in which Mr. St. Clair had last been seen.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (35% in)
  • One of the largest stalls bore the name of Breckinridge upon it, and the proprietor a horsey-looking man, with a sharp face and trim side-whiskers was helping a boy to put up the shutters.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (59% in)

There are no more uses of "proprietor" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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