Definition of Hostry

1. n. A hostelry; an inn or lodging house.



Definition of Hostry

1. Noun. (obsolete) A hostelry. (defdate 14th-18th c.) ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A stable for horses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hostry

1. a lodging [n HOSTRIES] - See also: lodging

Medical Definition of Hostry

1. 1. A hostelry; an inn or lodging house. 2. A stable for horses. Origin: OE. Hosterie, osterie, OF. Hosterie. See Host a landlord. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hostry

hostilizing
hosting
hostings
hostis humani generis
hostler
hostlers
hostless
hostly
hostmask
hostmasks
hostmaster
hostmasters
hostname
hostnames
hostries
hostry (current term)
hostryinge
hosts
hostship
hot-air balloon
hot-air balloons
hot-and-hot
hot-beef injection
hot-beef injections
hot-blooded
hot-brain
hot-brained
hot-brains

Literary usage of Hostry

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer and by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Roger Meeson, William Newland Welsby, John Innes Clark Hare, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Horace Binney Wallace (1837)
"e in the hostry, and goods sent to a fair or market, are not so delivered. LI rd Chief Baron Gilbert, on Distresses, p. 35, states the rule to be as ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Exchequer: With a by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Charles James Gale (1838)
"... nor the horse, &c. in the hostry, nor materials in the weaver's shop for making of cloth, nor cloth or yarn in a tailor's shop, nor sacks of corn and ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"27- hostry. An inn ; from host. And now 'tis at home in mine '.oi/ry. ... me an hostry 'mong^t the croaking frogs. And harbour here in safety from those ..."

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