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owner

proprietor.

absentee owner
pays a manager to run the farm.
owner-manager
the owner who also manages his own farm.
References in classic literature ?
My mother, I suppose, attracted the attention of a purchaser who was afterward my owner and hers.
An' the owners paid a fine tull the Government of a hundred pounds each for them.
The men and women who had worked the hand-looms for themselves now went into the factories and worked the machine-looms, not for themselves, but for the capitalist owners.
Launce looked significantly at the owner of the yacht (meaning of the look, "Is he at the bottom of it?
It shall be so," said he of the Rueful Countenance, "and I am very glad that thou art willing to rely on my courage, which will never fail thee, even though the soul in thy body fail thee; so come on now behind me slowly as well as thou canst, and make lanterns of thine eyes; let us make the circuit of this ridge; perhaps we shall light upon this man that we saw, who no doubt is no other than the owner of what we found.
asked the owner, with an air of considerable resignation.
Quelala being the first owner of the Golden Cap," replied the Monkey, "he was the first to lay his wishes upon us.
And immediately Tushin, with a short pipe in the corner of his mouth and his kind, intelligent face rather pale, rushed out of the shed followed by the owner of the manly voice, a dashing infantry officer who hurried off to his company, buttoning up his coat as he ran.
Two or three, including the owner, sprawled in the cockpit, shuddering when the yacht lifted and raced and sank dizzily into the trough, and between-whiles regarding the shore with yearning eyes.
While he was in the act of throwing himself over, his owner seized him by the tail, endeavoring to pull him back.
WHILE the Owner of a Silver Mine was on his way to attend a convention of his species he was accosted by a Jackass, who said:
Pinocchio, having become a Donkey, is bought by the owner of a Circus, who wants to teach him to do tricks.