Hostelry



[hos-tl-ree] /ˈhɒs tl ri/

noun, plural hostelries.
1.
an inn or hotel.
/ˈhɒstəlrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
(archaic or facetious) an inn
n.

late 14c. (as a surname from early 14c.), from Old French hostelerie “house, guest-house; kitchen; hospice, almshouse” (12c., Modern French hôtellerie), from hostel (see host). Lost, then revived 19c.

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