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GC: n

S: http://realestate.findlaw.com/landlord-tenant-law.html (last access: 10 November 2017); https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/landlord-tenant_law (last access: 10 November 2017).

N: 1. early 15c. (late 13c. as a surname), “owner of a tenement, one who rents land or property to a tenant,” from land (n.) + lord (n.).
2. Two definitions:

  • the owner of property (such as land, houses, or apartments) that is leased or rented to another.
  • the master of an inn or lodging house: innkeeper.

3. Urban Housing & Property Law (civil law): A person or oganization that owns and leases apartments to others. French equivalent: propriétaire bailleur. Spanish equivalent: arrendador, casero.
4. Property Law (common law): A person of whom lands or tenements are held by a tenant in leasehold tenure. (Adkin’s, 17th ed., 1983, p. 2). French equivalent: locateur.

S: 1. OED – https://www.etymonline.com/word/landlord (last access: 10 November 2017). 2. MW – https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/landlord (last access: 10 November 2017). 3 & 4. TERMIUM PLUS – https://lc.cx/xyaj (last access: 10 November 2017).

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CR: lease, lessee, lessor, tenant.