Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section IV. Possessive Relations
1. Property in general

779. Possessor.

   NOUN:POSSESSOR, holder; occupant, occupier; tenant; person or man in possession [See Possession]; renter, lodger, lessee, underlessee; zamindar or zemindar [India]; ryot [India]; tenant -on sufferance, – at will, – from year to year, – for years, – for life.
  OWNER; proprietor, proprietress, proprietary; impropriator, master, mistress, lord.
  LANDHOLDER, landowner, landlord, landlady; lord -of the manor, – paramount; heritor [Scots law], laird [Scot.], vavasor or vavasour [feud. law]; landed gentry, mesne lord; planter.
  BENEFICIARY, cestui que (or qui) trust [law], mortgagor.
  GRANTEE, feoffee, feoffee in trust, releasee, devisee; legatee, legatary [rare].
  TRUSTEE; holder &c. of the legal estate; mortgagee.
  right owner, rightful owner.
  [FUTURE POSSESSOR] heir, – apparent, – presumptive; inheritor, reversioner; remainder-man; heiress, inheritress, inheritrix.
   QUOTATION:’Twas mine, ’tis his, and has been slave to thousands.—Othello