hostel
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin hospitale hospice Date: 14th century 1. inn 2. a. chiefly British a supervised institutional residence b. a supervised lodging for usually young travelers — called also youth hostel II. intransitive verb (-teled or -telled; -teling or -telling) Date: 14th century to stay at hostels overnight in the course of traveling

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  • 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. [1913 Webster] So pass I hostel, hall, and grange. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. A small,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hostel — early 13c., from O.Fr. hostel inn, lodgings, shelter (11c., Mod.Fr. hôtel), from M.L. hospitale inn, large house (see HOSPITAL (Cf. hospital)). Obsolete after 16c., revived 1808, along with hostelry (M.E. hostelrie) by Sir Walter Scott. The sense …   Etymology dictionary

  • hostel — [häs′təl] n. [ME < OFr < LL hospitale: see HOSPITAL] an inn; hostelry; specif., YOUTH HOSTEL vi. to stop at hostels when traveling …   English World dictionary

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  • hostel — ► NOUN ▪ an establishment which provides cheap food and lodging for a specific group of people. ORIGIN Old French, from Latin hospitale (see HOSPITAL(Cf. ↑hospital)) …   English terms dictionary

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