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Meaning of hostry by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From Old French hosterie, from hoste ( “host” ) .


    hostry ( plural: hostries )

    1. ( obsolete ) A hostelry. [14th-18th c.]
    2. ( obsolete ) A stable for horses .
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Definition of hostry by GCIDE Dictionary


  1. Hostry n. [OE. hosterie, osterie, OF. hosterie. See Host a landlord.]
    1. A hostelry; an inn or lodging house. [Obs.] Marlowe.

    2. A stable for horses. [Obs.] Johnson.