The governor of reliably Blue New Jersey and possessor of an outsize personality, he commands attention.
At any rate, when he was twenty-one he might hope to be the possessor of a thousand dollars.
"It is, it is," the possessor of genius replied, with conviction.
The name of "Guarnerius" is probably known to every possessor of a Violin throughout the world.
Does not peace dwell within, and are not the hours of its possessor winged with happiness?
The possessor of an unobservant eye might have called her a mean-looking, little old woman.
The possessor of the "Lumley nose" rubbed that organ in a bewildered fashion.
They submitted their lives and fortunes to the possessor of this appealing idea.
In society, high advantages are set down to the possessor as disadvantages.
The possessor has very wisely limited himself to few, but large, entertaining-rooms.
late 14c., "to hold, occupy, reside in" (without regard to ownership), a back formation from possession and in part from Old French possesser "to have and hold, take, be in possession of" (mid-13c.), from Latin possess-, past participle stem of possidere "to have and hold, possess, be master of, own," from posse "to be able," from potis "able, powerful" (see potent) + esse "to be" (see be). Meaning "to hold as property" is recorded from c.1500. Demonic sense is recorded from 1530s (implied in possessed). Related: Possessed; possessing.