Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An indweller, or anything indwelling; inhabitant; occupant.
  • n. The active forces of nature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An inhabitant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An indweller, or anything indwelling; an inhabitant or occupant; in the extract, the active forces of nature.

Etymologies

From inhold +‎ -er. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There is also a private residence on inholder property in Pine Valley.

    Tassajara: Victims of USFS Bureaucratic Incompetence

  • In the beginning, as the largest in the township, his house had probably served as stopping-place for all travellers, where they were entertained merely as a matter of courtesy, though an “inholder” or

    Anne Bradstreet and Her Time

  • Of those terms which are obvious examples of old words given new meanings, we find the following: backset, foreset, foresaye, inholder, plainmeaning, yeasaye, and storehouse.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 1

  • Besides, he'd wanted to get another look at the area to the northeast of Iron Stem, the area patrolled by the company " partly in response to inholder complaints about sandwolves.

    Soarer's Choice

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