hostelry


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hostelry \Hos"tel*ry\, n. [OE. hostelrie, hostelrye, ostelrie,
   OF. hostelerie, fr. hostel. See Hostel.]
   An inn; a lodging house. [Archaic] --Chaucer. "Homely brought
   up in a rude hostelry." --B. Jonson.
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         Come with me to the hostelry.            --Longfellow.
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