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Definitions of host:

part of speech: noun

One who entertains a stranger or guest at his house without reward: an innkeeper:- fem. HOSTESS.

part of speech: noun

One who entertains a friend or stranger at his own house; the landlord of an inn.

part of speech: noun

A crowd; multitude; army; one who entertains another in public or private; a landlord of a hotel or inn.- Host, the consecrated bread or wafer of the Eucharist, in the Greek, Roman Catholic, and Lutheran Churches.

part of speech: noun

An army; any great number or multitude.

part of speech: noun

In the R. Cath. Ch., the consecrated wafer- called by that Church, when used, the sacrifice of the mass.

part of speech: noun

In the R. Cath. Church, the consecrated bread of the Eucharist, in which Christ is offered.

Usage examples for host:

  • The host was a worthy man. "French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France", Marie de France
  • Just then mine host came up and said. "The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him", Paul Leicester Ford
  • Thou, the prince of such a host "Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan", Anonymous
  • " I beg pardon, gentlemen," said the host I did not see you." "Marguerite de Valois", Alexandre Dumas
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