Landlady to Lanier

(Land"la`dy) n.; pl. Landladies [Cf. Landlord.]

1. A woman having real estate which she leases to a tenant or tenants.

2. The mistress of an inn or lodging house.

(Land"leap`er) n. See Landlouper.

(Land"less) a. Having no property in land.

(Land"lock`) v. t. To inclose, or nearly inclose, as a harbor or a vessel, with land.

(Land"locked`) a.

1. Inclosed, or nearly inclosed, by land.

2. (Zoöl.) Confined to a fresh- water lake by reason of waterfalls or dams; — said of fishes that would naturally seek the sea, after spawning; as, the landlocked salmon.

(Land"lo`per) n. Same as Landlouper.

(Land"lord`) n. [See Land, and Lord.]

1. The lord of a manor, or of land; the owner of land or houses which he leases to a tenant or tenants.

2. The master of an inn or of a lodging house.

Upon our arrival at the inn, my companion fetched out the jolly landlord.

(Land"lord`ism) n. The state of being a landlord; the characteristics of a landlord; specifically, in Great Britain, the relation of landlords to tenants, especially as regards leased agricultural lands. J. S. Mill.

(Land"lord`ry) n. The state of a landlord. [Obs.]

(Land"loup`er) n. [D. landlooper, lit., landrunner; land land + loopen to run. See Land, and Leap.] A vagabond; a vagrant. [Written also landleaper and landloper.] "Bands of landloupers." Moltey.

(Land"loup`ing), a. Vagrant; wandering about.

(Land"lub`ber) n. [Prop. fr. land + lubber, or possibly corrupted fr. laudlouper.] (Naut.) One who passes his life on land; — so called among seamen in contempt or ridicule.

(Land"man) n.; pl. Landmen

1. A man who lives or serves on land; — opposed to seaman.

2. (Eng.) An occupier of land. Cowell.

(Land"mark`) n. [AS. landmearc. See Land, and Mark a sign.]

1. A mark to designate the boundary of land; any mark or fixed object (as a marked tree, a stone, a ditch, or a heap of stones) by which the limits of a farm, a town, or other portion of territory may be known and preserved.

2. Any conspicuous object on land that serves as a guide; some prominent object, as a hill or steeple.

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