-ries
Ostiary Os"ti*a*ry, n.; pl. {-ries}. [L. ostium door, entrance. See {Usher}.] 1. The mouth of a river; an estuary. [R.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. One who keeps the door, especially the door of a church; a porter. --N. Bacon. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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