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innkeeperinn‧keep‧er /ˈɪnˌkiːpə $ -ər/ noun [countable] old use  BODsomeone who owns or manages an inn
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innkeeperAs an innkeeper and market gardener near Sinope, Phocas would give his excess crops to the poor.This daughter of an innkeeper married Constantius, the Roman general, in 270.An innkeeper can refuse service to any person who is not in a fit state to be received at the inn.Also patron of boatmen, ferrymen, hotel employees, and innkeepers.Men are shown in different roles, as innkeepers, shepherds, wise men and fathers.The fat innkeeper was listening intently, his little black eyes glittering.But something innkeeper Darlene Elders said over breakfast piqued their interest.Major routes were cart-tracks and marauding bandits and unscrupulous innkeepers thought nothing of robbery and murder.
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