ostiary


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ostiary \Os"ti*a*ry\, n.; pl. -ries. [L. ostium door,
   entrance. See Usher.]
   1. The mouth of a river; an estuary. [R.] --Sir T. Browne.
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   2. One who keeps the door, especially the door of a church; a
      porter. --N. Bacon.
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