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hostelry

[hos-tl-ree] /ˈhɒs tl ri/
noun, plural hostelries.
1.
an inn or hotel.
Origin of hostelry
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English hostelrye, variant of hostelerie < Middle French. See hostel, -ry
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hostelry

/ˈhɒstəlrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
(archaic or facetious) an inn
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Word Origin and History for hostelry
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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