hostelry

[ hos-tl-ree ]
/ ˈhɒs tl ri /

noun, plural hos·tel·ries.

an inn or hotel.

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Origin of hostelry

1350–1400; Middle English hostelrye, variant of hostelerie<Middle French. See hostel, -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for hostelry

hostelry
/ (ˈhɒstəlrɪ) /

noun plural -ries

archaic, or facetious an inn
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