adjective Date: 1893 of or appropriate to a host

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  • hostly — /hohst lee/, adj. of or proper to a host: the hostly qualities of consideration and generosity. [1890 95; HOST + LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • hostly — ˈhōstlē adjective Etymology: host (III) + ly : of or appropriate to a host still so young looking that people did not instinctively lay upon him hostly duties John Updike …   Useful english dictionary

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