- a person who holds title to or occupies a house.
- the head of a family.
Origin of householder
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Examples from the Web for householder
In America, and in most of western culture, the soldier and the householder are models of social virtue.Don't Ask, Don't Tell Turncoats
December 1, 2010
This speaks for itself: he must have been at least a householder and a person of consideration.Bunyan
James Anthony Froude
Hence we conclude that the science of the king, statesman, and householder is one and the same.Statesman
You cannot bail me yourself, but you can easily get a householder to do so.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Householder writes: Please turn the Pessiphone off at the main.
I am trying to assert my rights, Dr. Grimstone—my rights as a citizen, as a householder!Vice Versa
- a person who owns or rents a house
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