diversory

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin diversorium, deversorium, an inn or lodging.

Noun[edit]

diversory (plural diversories)

  1. (obsolete, rare) A wayside inn.
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Adjective[edit]

diversory (comparative more diversory, superlative most diversory)

  1. Tending to divert; causing diversion.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.