noun hos·tel·ry \ˈhäs-təl-rē\

: an inn, pub, or hotel

plural hos·tel·ries

Full Definition of HOSTELRY

:  inn, hotel

Examples of HOSTELRY

  1. <the grande dame of the city's hostelries, it has played host to presidents, kings, and Hollywood royalty>

First Known Use of HOSTELRY

14th century


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