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 for hostelry
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hostelry \Hos"tel*ry\, n. [OE. hostelrie, hostelrye, ostelrie,
     OF. hostelerie, fr. hostel. See Hostel.]
     An inn; a lodging house. [Archaic] --Chaucer. "Homely brought
     up in a rude hostelry." --B. Jonson.
     [1913 Webster]
           Come with me to the hostelry.            --Longfellow.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers [syn:
           hostel, hostelry, inn, lodge, auberge]

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