Definition of Portioner

1. n. One who portions.



Definition of Portioner

1. Noun. A person who receives a portion or share of something ¹

2. Noun. (Scotland) The proprietor of a small portion of a larger piece of land; a laird of a small estate ¹

3. Noun. A person, or a machine that delivers, or measures out portions ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Portioner

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Portioner

porticoed
porticoes
porticolike
porticos
portier
portiere
portieres
portiest
portigue
portigues
porting
portion
portion control
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portlandite
portlands
portlast
portlasts
portless
portlet

Literary usage of Portioner

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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"... David Linde- «ay portioner thereof, John Millar younger, ... John Pa- terson ther, William Wardroper, portioner of Easter ..."

2. The Scottish Jurist: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the House of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, House of Lords, Parliament, Great Britain (1844)
"But it i> totally different with casualties which may not fall for fifty years—possibly not within the lifetime of the particular heir- portioner, who, ..."

3. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1816)
"Russill, portioner of ... James Thomson, portioner of ... Gray his son, John Easton, portioner Haddock, ..."

4. Decisions of the Court of Session: From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754 ...by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies, William Maxwell Morison (1813)
"... eldest heir-portioner is entitled to the principal messuage or mansion- office-houses, garden, and orchard, without recompense. (See DICT. No. ..."

5. The Commissariot Record of Inverness: Register of Testaments, 1630-1800by Inverness (Commissariot), Francis James Grant, British Record Society Scottish Section by Inverness (Commissariot), Francis James Grant, British Record Society Scottish Section (1897)
"1611 „ Robert, portioner of Fullarton, par. of Old Monkland T. 14 Feb. 1750 „ Robert, sometime journeyman wright in Cambuslang, ..."

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