verb (used without object), hos·teled, hos·tel·ing or (especially British) hos·telled, hos·tel·ling.
- host computer,
- hostel school,
Origin of hostel
Examples from the Web for hostel
But, still, week after week, Addison lived in a Dili hostel waiting for the rusty wheels of Timorese justice to set her free.Let’s Free Stacey Addison, The Oregon Woman Jailed at the Ends of the Earth|Christopher Dickey|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They drove through France before settling in Spain, where they rented rooms in a hostel in Malaga.Desperate Parents Arrested After Fleeing Britain For Other Treatment Options for Son in Europe|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is a new kind of hostel for a new generation of traveller.
On the other hand, I suspect that hostel also forbade alcohol and cigarettes too, right?
We sat in the kitchen of the North London hostel for delinquents where she lives, on probation, an electronic tag around her leg.
Everybody at the College, and particularly at the Hostel, agreed that the first few weeks of the new term were trying.A Popular Schoolgirl|Angela Brazil
If I'd been staying at the hostel, I expect we should have got on capitally next term!The Luckiest Girl in the School|Angela Brazil
We stood outside the door of the hostel for some minutes, before deciding which direction we should take.The Golden Grasshopper|W.H.G. Kingston
The missing link is the Hostel de ltoile, and apparently nothing exists which takes the place of it.Castles and Chateaux of Old Navarre and the Basque Provinces|Francis Miltoun
We put up at the hostel of the Crown, and, in sooth, a merrier night I never spent withal.William Shakespeare as he lived.|Henry Curling
Word Origin for hostel
early 13c., from Old French hostel "inn, lodgings, shelter" (11c., Modern French hôtel), from Medieval Latin hospitale "inn, large house" (see hospital). Obsolete after 16c., revived 1808, along with hostelry (Middle English hostelrie) by Sir Walter Scott. The sense in youth hostel is recorded by 1931.