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innholder

[ in-hohl-der ]
/ ˈɪnˌhoʊl dər /
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noun

innkeeper.

Nearby words

innervation, innerve, innerwear, inness, inness, george, innholder, innidiation, innie, inning, innings, inniskilling

Origin of innholder

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at inn, holder
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for innholder

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

    The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 1, January 1886|Various
  • In 1674 he was allowed by the town to sell beer and give entertainment, and in 1682 he was licensed as an innholder.

  • 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