proprietary

Definitions:

Belonging to a proprietor or proprietors.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
An owner or owners.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
A proprietor: an owner.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Pertaining to a proprietor, or owner.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
A possessor or owner in his own right; a body of owners.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
PROPRIETORSHIP.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
An owner.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Belonging to a proprietor or proprietary.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
Belonging to a proprietor.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
A proprietor or owner; one who has the exclusive right to a thing; the proprietors of a district.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

Just at that time I met a man who wanted to start a proprietary club.
- The Whirlpool by George Gissing
This seems a plausible explanation of their presence; but in a country which is largely cultivated, as we shall hear, by a peasant proprietary such a primitive mode of existence, worthy of the days when the barbarians ravaged Roumanian territory, is not likely long to continue.
- Roumania Past and Present by James Samuelson
In London there was talk that a syndicate of investors led by Sir William Courteen was recruiting a band of pioneers to try and establish a new settlement on an empty island in the Caribbees, for which they had just received a proprietary patent from the king.
- Caribbee by Thomas Hoover