Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a landlord or pertaining to a landlord.

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Examples

  • Latin, but the host cut them short; for, approaching Philipson with a candle in his hand, he offered his own services to show him where he might sleep, and even had the condescension to carry his mail, or portmanteau, with his own landlordly hands.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • The most powerful central leaders of the Nepali Congress with landlordly background have been subtly defending monarchy despite their party declaration that they have adopted the policy of democratic republic.

    Nepal Government Maintaining Feudal Customs

  • She was at least entitled to a bit more information and to more courteous treatment than is shown in the letter signed by his landlordly hand.

    The Book of Business Etiquette

  • We will stand no mincing, and unless Lord Lansdowne and his landlordly friends choose to eat their own mince, Parliament will be dissolved, and we shall come to you in a moment of high consequence for every cause for which Liberalism has ever fought.

    Liberalism and the Social Problem

  • The landlord is one Kookoo, an ancient Creole of doubtful purity of blood, who in his landlordly old age takes all suggestions of repairs as personal insults.

    Old Creole Days

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