hostler

[ hos-ler, os-ler ]
/ ˈhɒs lər, ˈɒs lər /

noun

a person who takes care of horses, especially at an inn.
an employee who moves and services trains, buses, or other vehicles after their regular runs or who does the maintenance work on large machines.

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Also os·tler [os-ler] /ˈɒs lər/ .

Origin of hostler

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English; variant of hosteler

OTHER WORDS FROM hostler

hos·tler·ship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hostler

hostler
/ (ˈɒslə) /

noun

another name (esp Brit) for ostler
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