Synonyms for hostel

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Two furlongs hence, and we shall be safe in the hostel at Dogmersfield.

Thus leaning on his uncle, he was escorted back to the hostel.

"Sherry, sir—certainly," said their host, turning to his hostel.

If you find neatness at an hostel, it is kept by old-country people.

Not that David had any reason for clinging to so squalid a hostel.

The horses must be baited, and we must get some refreshments at the hostel.

Dona was a greater success in her hostel than in the schoolroom.

Coming smoothly to a halt before the hostel was a powerful car.

It was then that the hostel was so sustaining; one had to get up whether one felt like it or not.

There were two such hostels at Cambridge—Ely hostel and Monks hostel.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French hostel "inn, lodgings, shelter" (11c., Modern French hôtel), from Medieval Latin hospitale "inn, large house" (see hospital). Obsolete after 16c., revived 1808, along with hostelry (Middle English hostelrie) by Sir Walter Scott. The sense in youth hostel is recorded by 1931.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HOSTEL

hostelry

nounlodging
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