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

  • n. One that lets property under a lease.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The owner of property that is leased.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who leases; the person who lets to farm, or gives a lease.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who grants a lease; the person who lets to a tenant.

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

  • n. someone who grants a lease

Etymologies

Middle English lessour, from Anglo-Norman, from lesser, to let out, lease; see lease.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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