Etymology
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householder (n.)

late 14c., "head of a household or family; one who manages a household;" by mid-15c. as "one who holds or occupies a house as his dwelling," from household. There are similar formations in other Germanic languages (German Haushälter) also often with corresponding verbal forms (German haushalten) but not in English.

updated on September 09, 2015

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Definitions of householder from WordNet

householder (n.)
someone who owns a home;
Synonyms: homeowner
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.