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hosteler

[hos-tl-er] /ˈhɒs tl ər/
noun
1.
a person who operates a hostel.
2.
a person who stays at a hostel or goes hosteling.
Also, especially British, hosteller.
Origin of hosteler
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see hostel, -er2; akin to Old French hostelier
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  • At the head of each was an officer called a Brewy or Beetagh, a public hospitaller or hosteller, who was held in high honour.

  • The aldermen were responsible for their wards, and every hosteller was likewise responsible for his guest.

British Dictionary definitions for hosteller

hosteller

/ˈhɒstələ/
noun
1.
a person who stays at youth hostels
2.
an archaic word for innkeeper
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