It is on such substantial grounds that the propertyless distrust the democracy of the progressives and radicals.
The propertyless woman today is rarely reduced to starvation.
In the institutional struggle between the propertied and the propertyless, the sympathies of the writer are with the latter party.
In the Class War right is, according to the Socialists, on the side of the propertyless.
Apologies, stale jokes, and sneers at the propertyless workers followed one another in close succession.
But imprisonment for debt was not the only fate that befell the propertyless.
From now on the chasm between the property-holding and the propertyless classes widened rapidly.
Social liberalism abolishes the inequality of possession, of the poor and rich, and makes people possessionless or propertyless.
Will it not result in the creation of a body of propertyless labourers employed by a small village aristocracy?
In the course of time the propertied members made common cause against the propertyless ones.
c.1300, properte, "nature, quality," later "possession, thing owned" (early 14c., a sense rare before 17c.), from an Anglo-French modification of Old French propriete "individuality, peculiarity; property" (12c., Modern French propreté; cf. propriety), from Latin proprietatem (nominative proprietas) "ownership, a property, propriety, quality," literally "special character" (a loan-translation of Greek idioma), noun of quality from proprius "one's own, special" (see proper). For "possessions, private property" Middle English sometimes used proper goods. Hot property "sensation, a success" is from 1947 in "Billboard" stories.