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Meaning of HOSTELRY

Pronunciation:  'hâstlree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
 

HOSTELRY is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: hostel, inn, lodge
 
 See Also: caravan inn, caravansary, caravanserai, hotel, imaret, khan, roadhouse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hos"tel*ry\, n. [OE. hostelrie, hostelrye, ostelrie,
OF. hostelerie, fr. hostel. See {Hostel}.]
An inn; a lodging house. [Archaic] --Chaucer. ``Homely
brought up in a rude hostelry.'' --B. Jonson.

      Come with me to the hostelry.            --Longfellow.

 

 

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