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propertied

[prop-er-teed]
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adjective
  1. owning property: the propertied class.
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Origin of propertied

First recorded in 1600–10; property + -ed3
Related formsun·prop·er·tied, adjective
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Examples from the Web for propertied

Historical Examples

  • But we didn't want Tories, and all the propertied men are Tories.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • Dissatisfaction, uncertainty and fear among the propertied classes.

    Our Revolution

    Leon Trotzky

  • The propertied classes will soon, to their sorrow, have to be convinced of this.

  • But for this the propertied classes must sacrifice their capitals.

    The History of a Lie

    Herman Bernstein

  • But for this the propertied classes must sacrifice their capital.

    The History of a Lie

    Herman Bernstein


British Dictionary definitions for propertied

propertied

adjective
  1. owning land or property
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Word Origin and History for propertied

adj.

"holding property," 1760, from property (n.).

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