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[in-hohl-der] /ˈɪnˌhoʊl dər/
Origin of innholder
late Middle English
1425-75; late Middle English; see inn, holder Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In 1674 he was allowed by the town to sell beer and give entertainment, and in 1682 he was licensed as an innholder.

  • He was a German innholder, and the count a wealthy, influential French nobleman, with a proper warrant for searching his house.

    Eric Mrs. S. B. C. Samuels
  • The innholder knew the public men of the country, for they had partaken of his sumptuous dinners, and had lodged at his inn.

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