landlord - Wiktionary
landlord
English
Etymology
From Middle English landlord, landlorde, londe lord, from Old English landhlāford, equivalent to land +‎ lord. Cognate with Scots landlaird.
Pronunciation
Noun
landlord (plural landlords)
  1. A person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo.
  2. (chiefly Britain) The owner or manager of a public house.
  3. (surfing, slang, with "the") A shark, imagined as the owner of the surf to be avoided.
    publisher's blurb for Stories from the Surf – The Lost Coast by Drew Kampion [1]
    2004: the lurking presence of “The Landlord
Synonyms
Derived terms
Related terms
landlady
See also
Translations
person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo
owner or manager of a public house
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