Pos*sess"or (?), n. [L.: cf. F. possesseur.]

One who possesses; one who occupies, holds, owns, or controls; one who has actual participation or enjoyment, generally of that which is desirable; a proprietor.

"Possessors of eternal glory."


As if he had been possessor of the whole world. Sharp.

Syn. -- Owner; proprietor; master; holder; occupant.


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