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proprietor

1. an owner of an unincorporated business enterprise
2. a person enjoying exclusive right of ownership to some property
3. US history a governor or body of governors of a proprietary colony
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A wry irony inheres in Dickens's hint of The French Revolution at this point, for the "Orrors" reported from France proprietress aren't of guillotinings and massacres, but rather of delicious food, elegant service and customer care.
After a hostile divorce, Tommy has found his soul mate in Magz, proprietress of an anarchic T-shirt shop.
Other strange questions included tourists wanting to know if their ferret needed to be kept on a lead in Hampstead's Kenwood House, and whether a former proprietress of Witley Court, Lady Rachel, liked to debone her fish before she ate it.
She's the proprietress of Number Nine, and it's clear right from the start that things are worse than Alex imagined.
She's the proprietress of Number Nine, but her dreams of turning it into a 1950sthemed B&B have turned into a nightmare.
Geisha Of Gion by Mineko Iwasaki with Rande Brown - Emerging from her hiding place, Mineko encounters Madam Oima, the formidable proprietress of a geisha house.
At his side is his wife Cora, the former proprietress of a Florida brothel called the Hotel de Dream.
But the proprietress of Happy Valley Paintball Park, witchy Fay (Sandra Dickinson), has something else in mind.
Agatha, the proprietress of the school, held several activities during the week, including a student essay contest, a student quiz contest, a visitors day with parents and past students, poetry recitals, and an interview with Radio BAR, a state-owned station in the region.
We put everything together and go to a park for potluck, or we do it at home,'' said Wolfgramm, proprietress of Ambassador Catering in Mentone, near Redlands.
Mary Wollstonecraft was born in 1759 in London, England, where she later worked as a companion to a rich widow, as a governess, and as a proprietress of her own school.
The prime attraction of this hotel was its proprietress, the fat rollicking Louvaina Chapman, of Tahitian, French and Scandinavian blood, who had befriended Gauguin on numerous occasions.