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hostel


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hostel  \Hos"tel\,  n.  [OE.  hostel,  ostel,  OF  hostel,  ostel,  LL 
  hospitale,  hospitalis,  fr  L.  hospitalis.  See  {Hospital},  and 
  cf  {Hotel}.] 
  1.  An  inn.  [Archaic]  --Poe. 
 
  So  pass  I  hostel,  hall,  and  grange.  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  A  small  unendowed  college  in  Oxford  or  Cambridge.  [Obs.] 
  --Holinshed. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hostel 
  n  1:  a  hotel  for  travelers  [syn:  {hostelry},  {inn},  {lodge}] 
  2:  inexpensive  supervised  lodging  (especially  for  youths  on 
  bicycling  trips)  [syn:  {youth  hostel},  {student  lodging}] 




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