Pos*ses"sion*er (?), n.

1.

A possessor; a property holder.

[Obs.] "Possessioners of riches."

E. Hall.

Having been of old freemen and possessioners. Sir P. Sidney.

2.

An invidious name for a member of any religious community endowed with property in lands, buildings, etc., as contrasted with mendicant friars.

[Obs.]

Wyclif.

 

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