noun hos·tling \ˈ(h)äsliŋ sometimes ˈhəs-\

Definition of hostling



  1. :  the act or process of handling a locomotive between runs that includes taking it to the enginehouse and delivering it to the road crew

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Origin and Etymology of hostling

perhaps alteration of hosteling, gerund of 2hostel

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to criticize severely

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