Definition of occupier:
environment, house physician, home, occupy, invade, conquer, resident, besiege, seize, occupant, resident physician, habitation, subdue, address, subjugate, town, storm, suppress, a roof over your head, abode, the home front, annex.
22. When the party obtaining the mining rights cannot make an arrangement with the owner thereof for the acquisition of the surface rights it shall be lawful for him to give notice to the owner or his agents or the occupier to appoint an arbitrator to act with another arbitrator named by him in order to award the amount of compensation to which the owner or occupier shall be entitled.- "All about the Klondyke gold mines", J. Armoy Knox J. G. Pratt.
Indeed, arrangements of this kind existed very generally; the parishes in which the tithe was taken in kind being comparatively few, and the plan usually adopted being for the occupier of land to pay the incumbent a fixed annual sum bearing a certain proportion to his rent.- "The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860", Charles Duke Yonge.
- "The Framework of Home Rule", Erskine Childers.