- a manager or owner of a hotel.
Origin of hotelkeeper
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"Here, Soden," Eustace cried, as soon as he caught sight of the hotelkeeper.The Rider of Waroona
The hotelkeeper had told him how to find it, and the name of the parson.We Can't Have Everything
"I'm glad you are not friends of his," continued the hotelkeeper.The Rover Boys on a Tour
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This appeared to make the matter more inexplicable to the hotelkeeper.The Boy Ranchers of Puget Sound
The hotelkeeper and his wife, we were told, were already "refugees."