Diversory
Diversory Di*ver"so*ry, a. Serving or tending to divert; also, distinguishing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Diversory — Di*ver so*ry, n. [L. diversorium, deversorium, an inn or lodging.] A wayside inn. [Obs. or R.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diversory — noun ( es) Etymology: Latin diversorium, alteration (influenced by divertere) of deversorium, from deversus (past participle of devertere to turn aside, go aside, turn in at an inn, lodge, from de + vertere to turn) + orium ory more at worth… …   Useful english dictionary

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