hostler

(hŏs'lər, ŏs'-) pronunciation also os·tler (ŏs'-)
n.
  1. One who is employed to tend horses, especially at an inn.
  2. One who services a large vehicle or engine, such as a locomotive.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman hostiler, from Old French hostel, lodging. See hostel.]


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IN BRIEF: n. - Someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses.

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