Definition of houselord in US English:

houselord

noun

rare
  • 1The lord or master of the house. archaic and historical in later use.

  • 2The owner of a rented house; a landlord who lets a house, apartment, etc.

Origin

Old English. From house + lord. In sense 1 apparently independently re-formed in the 19th cent., perhaps after German Hausherr; compare house lady.

Pronunciation

houselord

/ˈhaʊslɔːd/