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used in The House of the Seven Gables

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one who lives or habitually works in a specific place


someone presently in a room, car, or seat


someone currently holding a position
  • Pyncheon Street formerly bore the humbler appellation of Maule's Lane, from the name of the original occupant of the soil, before whose cottage-door it was a cow-path.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (6% in)
  • This same shop-door had been a subject of no slight mortification to the present occupant of the august Pyncheon House, as well as to some of her predecessors.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (96% in)
  • "So, my dear Miss Pyncheon," said the daguerreotypist,—for it was that sole other occupant of the seven-gabled mansion,—"I am glad to see that you have not shrunk from your good purpose.
    Chapter 3 — The First Customer (11% in)
  • Their graves, in the crevices of the rocks, were supposed to be incapable of retaining the occupants who had been so hastily thrust into them.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (7% in)
  • It had no occupant.
    Chapter 16 — Clifford's Chamber (54% in)
  • It came not, even when, just before they left the house, Clifford stole to the parlor-door, and made a parting obeisance to the sole occupant of the room.
    Chapter 16 — Clifford's Chamber (96% in)
  • XVIII Governor Pyncheon JUDGE PYNCHEON, while his two relatives have fled away with such ill-considered haste, still sits in the old parlor, keeping house, as the familiar phrase is, in the absence of its ordinary occupants.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (1% in)
  • Creaking on its hinges, however, like every other gate and door about the premises, the sound reached the ears of the occupant of the northern gable, one of the windows of which had a side-view towards the gate.
    Chapter 19 — Alice's Posies (19% in)
  • This contemptuous tranquillity on the part of an occupant of the house, in response to the butcher's indefatigable efforts to attract notice, so piqued the man of flesh that he determined to withdraw.
    Chapter 19 — Alice's Posies (51% in)

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