[ in-hohl-der ]


Origin of innholder

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at inn, holder

Words Nearby innholder Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use innholder in a sentence

  • In 1674 he was allowed by the town to sell beer and give entertainment, and in 1682 he was licensed as an innholder.

  • The innholder knew the public men of the country, for they had partaken of his sumptuous dinners, and had lodged at his inn.

  • He was a German innholder, and the count a wealthy, influential French nobleman, with a proper warrant for searching his house.

    Eric | Mrs. S. B. C. Samuels