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 Host.Hos’tler 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hos’tage (2 syl.)
 
is connected with the Latin obses, through the Mid. Latin hostagium, French ôtage or ostage, Italian ostaggio.   1
 


 Host.Hos’tler 

 
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