ostler

ostler

[os-ler]
noun
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ostler or hostler (ˈɒslə)
 
n
archaic a stableman, esp one at an inn
 
[C15: variant of hostler, from hostel]
 
hostler or hostler
 
n
 
[C15: variant of hostler, from hostel]

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ostler
late 14c., phonetic spelling of hostler (see hotel).
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