- any of several buildings in London formerly used as places of residence for students, especially law students.Compare Inns of Court.
- a legal society occupying such a building.
Origin of inn
synonym study for inn
OTHER WORDS FROM inninnless, adjective
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In the days when the giants of early modern art hung out there, the inn became a gallery of their works, which they gave in exchange for room and board.An art lover’s Impressionist video trip to Provence and the Riviera|Nancy Nathan|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
The inn has also limited its dining room to 25 guests and removed bar seating to allow for a minimum of six feet between tables.
Instead, the inn is staying open through the holidays and into January for the first time in its 73-year history.
An active lighthouse since 1873, the inn sits on an island in San Francisco Bay, a ten-minute ferry ride from Richmond.
The company had been spurred to take action by the 2001 death of Tucker Smith, 8, who was crushed by an Otis elevator at an inn in Bethel, Maine, during a family vacation.After years of devastating home elevator accidents, first safety recall announced|Todd Frankel|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
The Ishikawa region is also the perfect place to stay a traditional Japanese inn, called ryokan—try Beniya Mukayu.
With these words I kissed him on the forehead and left the inn.
By then, a revolution had begun with the 1969 riot at the mob-owned Stonewall Inn in New York.A True Tough Guy: The Mafia, Gays, and Michael Sam’s Boyfriend|Michael Daly|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then bed down in the seaside town of Mystic, Connecticut, with views of the wharf from your private room at the Steamboat Inn.
The Broad Street Inn, a six-room Victorian charmer, waits at the end of the route.
They took their chop or steak at their inn or hotel, or visited the tripe houses.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Elmer Spiker, mine host of the inn, was huddled close to the stove, and was reading by the light of a lamp.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
A traveler coming into an inn in a very cold night, stood rather too close before the kitchen fire.
It rolled up the street, a vast machine of wood and leather, drawn by three horses, and drew up at the door of the inn.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
They found the village inn to be a series of low, small buildings built on three sides of a courtyard.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike