Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Owning land: the landed gentry.
  • adj. Consisting of land or real estate: landed property.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. In possession of land.
  • adj. Consisting of land, especially with a single owner.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of land.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having an estate in land.
  • adj. Consisting in real estate or land

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having possessions in land: as, the landed gentry; a landed proprietor.
  • Consisting in real estate or land: as, landed security.
  • The interest or combined influence of the great body of landowners in a state or nation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. owning or consisting of land or real estate

Etymologies

land (“real estate”) +‎ -ed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • -- when they went out together in Lake Rosseau and Kernin landed a perfect monster, a regular corker, five pounds and a half, they said; or no, I don't think he _landed_ him.

    Frenzied Fiction

  • A person using a passport bearing his name landed in Moscow and local authorities there, including an NYPD detective stationed in Eastern Europe, were working to locate him and ascertain his identity, the official said.

    Woman, Daughter Found Slain

  • Such conditions might not happen again in a thousand days or ten thousand days, but the one day it had happened had been the day he landed from the NARI for several hours 'collecting.

    THE RED ONE

  • Tracey, Stephen, Timothy and Kevin landed in the bottom, and although Stephen's bacon-wrapped Chilean seabass effort was universally panned (Waxman called it "inedible") and horribly executed, Tracey went home for her over-fenneled, sloppy, poorly-cooked italian sausage 'sliders' that Jonathan Waxman claimed his son could make, and that Colicchio said would be insulting to Italians, and therefore himself.

    Top Chef DC Finale: Who Will Be Named Top Chef?

  • Earlier Thursday, planes carrying teams from China, France and Spain landed at Port-au-Prince's airport with searchers and tons of food, medicine and other supplies — with more promised from around the globe.

    Chaos in Haiti as rescue teams arrive

  • For a week, ever since I had landed from the tiny coasting-steamer, I had been stopping with Cudworth, and during that time no wind had ruffled that unvexed sea.

    The Sheriff of Kona

  • White Fang landed from the steamer in San Francisco.

    The Southland

  • Alexei Grishin landed his final jumps to help Belarus win its first gold medal of the Vancouver Olympics.

    U.S. aerialist Peterson lands Hurricane, grabs silver

  • For the IDF not to have EXPECTED this sort of attack as soon as the first commando landed is tragic, and perhaps typical.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Pollak on Uniquely Israeli Stupidity

  • Sarah Palin landed herself a job as contributor on Fox News Channel.

    Sarah Palin Oprah Interview Set for November 16

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