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1‘the landlord of the pub’
publican, licensee, innkeeper, manager, manageress, pub owner, proprietor, landlady
hotelkeeper, hotelier, host, mine host, restaurateur, bar-keeper
barman, barmaid, barperson
2‘he had just been booted out of his digs because the landlord had objected to the noise’
property owner, proprietor, lessor, letter, householder, freeholder, landowner, landholder, master
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