Definition of Hostings

1. Noun. (plural of hosting) ¹



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Definition of Hostings

1. hosting [n] - See also: hosting

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hostings

hostile
hostile expedition
hostile fire
hostile takeover
hostile takeovers
hostile witness
hostile witnesses
hostilely
hostiles
hostilities
hostility
hostilize
hostilized
hostilizing
hosting
hostings (current term)
hostis humani generis
hostler
hostlers
hostless
hostly
hostmask
hostmasks
hostmaster
hostmasters
hostname
hostnames
hostries
hostry
hostryinge

Literary usage of Hostings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Short History of the Irish People by Alexander George Richey (1887)
"... and all lords and other persons of the spirituality shall send companies to hostings and journeys in manner and form following:—The Archbishop of Armagh ..."

2. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"A pledge for hostings, a pledge ktae' for right, a pledge for peace, for all these things are for the good of the people. ..."

3. Ireland Under Elizabeth and James the First by Edmund Spenser, John Davies, Henry Morley, Fynes Moryson (1890)
"And this I have often heard, that when the Lord-Deputy hath raised any general hostings,1 the noblemen have claimed the leading of them by grant from the ..."

4. Calendar of the Carew Manuscripts: Preserved in the Archi-episcopal Library by John Sherren Brewer, George Carew Totnes (1867)
"... promises to answer all hostings; and consents to the cutting of woods between ... England," and his lands to be free from the Earl, saving for hostings. ..."

5. Works by Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society, William Hewson, George Gulliver, Sydenham Society (1857)
"Colman then gave judgment ; and the decision that he gave was : Their expeditions and hostings to be with the men of Erin always, for hostings always belong ..."

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