householder

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English housholdere, equivalent to household +‎ -er.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈhaʊshoʊldə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

householder (plural householders)

  1. The owner of a house.
  2. The head of a household.
    • Macaulay
      towns in which almost every householder was an English Protestant
  3. (Buddhism) A layperson.

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