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Xenodochium

(1):

(n.) A house for the reception of strangers.

(2):

(n.) In the Middle Ages, a room in a monastery for the reception and entertainment of strangers and pilgrims, and for the relief of paupers. [Called also Xenodocheion.]

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Xenodochium'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/x/xenodochium.html. 1828.

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