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proprietor
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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the owner of a business
  • The proprietor of a large old water-mill at Wellbridge—once the mill of an Abbey—had offered him the inspection of his time-honoured mode of procedure, and a hand in the operations for a few days, whenever he should choose to come.
    4 — The Consequence (70% in)

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