Part of speech: noun

The keeper of an inn. innholder.

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Usage examples "innkeeper":

  1. The innkeeper led the way upstairs along a dark and narrow passage. - "The Shrieking Pit", Arthur J. Rees.
  2. " And who is glad to- day to be able to embrace Andreas Hofer again," said the archduke, encircling the Herculean form of the Tyrolese innkeeper with his arms. - "Andreas Hofer", Lousia Muhlbach.
  3. " Oh, not at all," replied the innkeeper grimly. - "A Prince of Good Fellows", Robert Barr.