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


A possessor; a property holder.

[Obs.] "Possessioners of riches."

E. Hall.

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


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




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