noun, plural hostelries.
an inn or hotel.

1350–1400; Middle English hostelrye, variant of hostelerie < Middle French. See hostel, -ry Unabridged
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hostelry (ˈhɒstəlrɪ)
n , pl -ries
archaic, facetious or an inn

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Clients from the arts, media, and even the political or business world are drawn to this unusual hostelry.
He must be a clever host that would take the devil into his hostelry.
He opened a general trading store which soon prospered into a stagecoach stop, a post office, a hostelry and a dairy farm.
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