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Definition of "hostelry" [hos•tel•ry]

  • An inn; a hotel. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hostelry" in a sentence
  • "WHERE TO STAYThe latest addition to Morelia hostelry is also the only bed-and-breakfast in town:"
  • "A landmark court ruling this week ordered the Bulls to pay £3,600 to civil partners Steven Preddy and Martyn Hall because the Christian owners' policy was not to allow unmarried couples to share double rooms at their hostelry, which is also their home."
  • "Another hostelry was the Ridge Hill tavern, situated at the Ridges, three miles from the village, on the Great Road to Boston."