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house agent

noun, British.
a real-estate agent.
a renting agent or a rent collector.
Origin of house agent
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The arrival of the house agent was the first event that recalled her to her senses.

    Capitola's Peril Mrs. E.D.E.N. Southworth
  • The house agent laughed, dismissed them, and put others in their place.

  • It was a house agent in Dover who finally decided Kipps to build.

    Kipps H. G. Wells
  • He turned to the porter: "Is there a house agent in the town?"

  • That afternoon a house agent called and asked for the loan of the keys.

    Ghosts I Have Seen Violet Tweedale
  • He was a house agent in Bloomsbury, and apparently a person of respectability.

  • The said house agent had come down with one secret object in his heart.

    Great Possessions

    Mrs. Wilfrid Ward
  • The other day the necessity came for me to visit a house agent.

  • It was flanked on one side by the offices of a house agent, on the other by a superior looking restaurant.

    A Voyage of Consolation Sara Jeannette Duncan
  • At the house agent's he asked in a cold, intelligent ruling-class voice, the name of the offending landlord.

    Soul of a Bishop H. G. Wells
British Dictionary definitions for house agent

house agent

(Brit) another name for estate agent
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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