hostler

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

hos·tler

noun \ˈhäs-lər, ˈäs-\

Definition of HOSTLER

1
:  one who takes care of horses or mules
2
:  one who moves locomotives in and out of a roundhouse; also :  one who services locomotives

Variants of HOSTLER

hos·tler also os·tler \ˈäs-\

Origin of HOSTLER

Middle English, innkeeper, hostler, from Anglo-French hosteler, from hostel
First Known Use: 14th century

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