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Definition of "land-steward" [land-steward]

  • A person who has the care of a landed estate. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "land-steward" in a sentence
  • "The estate, considerable though it was, had been left in charge of a land-steward and the house to the old servants."
  • "Then the land-steward tried with no better success."
  • "In old times there were bailiffs to look after the workfolk, foremen to look after the tradesmen, a building-steward to look after the foremen, a land-steward to look after the building-steward, and a dashing grand agent to look after the land-steward: fine times they had then, I assure ye."