Definition of inn :
1. A house for the lodging and entertainment of travelers or wayfarers; a tavern; a public house; a hotel.
2. A place of shelter; hence, dwelling; habitation; residence; abode.
3. One of the colleges ( societies or buildings) in London, for students of the law barristers; as, the Inns of Court; the Inns of Chancery; Serjeants' Inns.
4. The town residence of a nobleman or distinguished person; as, Leicester Inn.
5. To get in; to in. See In, v. t.
6. To house; to lodge.
7. To take lodging; to lodge.
hotel (part of speech: noun)
- " If they are anywhere in the neighborhood," said Lady Macleod, " I should be pleased to show them all the attention in my power, as you say they were friendly with you in London; but really, Keith, I don't think you can ask me to invite two strangers to Dare-" " Then it is to the inn at Bunessan they must go?" - "Macleod of Dare", William Black.
- We'll go to the village inn to- day, if you like. - "The Diamond Pin", Carolyn Wells.
- Then you will be close to my chambers in Lincoln's Inn. - "The Mynns' Mystery", George Manville Fenn.