Definitions of inn

  1. To house; to lodge.
  2. To take lodging; to lodge.
  3. A place of shelter; hence, dwelling; habitation; residence; abode.
  4. A house for the lodging and entertainment of travelers or wayfarers; a tavern; a public house; a hotel.
  5. One of the colleges ( societies or buildings) in London, for students of the law barristers; as, the Inns of Court; the Inns of Chancery; Serjeants' Inns.
  6. A house for the reception and entertainment of travelers; tavern; hotel; hostelry.
  7. A house for the lodging and entertainment of travellers: a hotel: ( B.) a lodging: the word is seldom used in this country.
  8. House of entertainment for travellers.
  9. A public house; tavern, hotel.
  10. A house for lodging and entertaining travellers; a tavern; Inns of Court, in Eng., a college of law professors and students; houses in which are many apartments for the lodgings of students and practitioners at law.