HOSTS


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to HOSTS: Lord of hosts, Hosts file
AcronymDefinition
HOSTSHelping One Student to Succeed
References in classic literature ?
they must have understood from the beginning that she and her sister had never looked upon them except as transient hosts and chance acquaintances.
At the decisive battle of Mukden, the silk-worm army, with a million legs, crept against the Russian hosts in a vast crescent, a hundred miles from end to end.
The traveller soon rejoined his hosts, and began to admire the Brillante, the garden, and the house.
Hosts loved to detain the dry lawyer, when the light-hearted and loose-tongued had already their foot on the threshold; they liked to sit a while in his unobtrusive company, practising for solitude, sobering their minds in the man's rich silence after the expense and strain of gaiety.
I was, besides, reassured as to our fate; and it seemed evident that our hosts would not let us die of want.
The daylight, the trailing glory of the sun, went streaming out of the sky, was drawn aside like some luminous curtain, and at last I looked into the blue gulf of immensity which the sunshine hides, and saw the floating hosts of the stars.
A queer thing I soon discovered about my little hosts, and that was their lack of interest.
There's hosts of people driving into Kingston in traps and carts and things, with boxes of valuables and all that," he said.
Troubadour-like, he wandered through the provinces, the guest of mandarin and local governor, the star of the drinking-taverns, the delight and embarrassment of all his hosts.
Oh, sire," replied the minister, "we have no occasion to invent any; every day our desks are loaded with most circumstantial denunciations, coming from hosts of people who hope for some return for services which they seek to render, but cannot; they trust to fortune, and rely upon some unexpected event in some way to justify their predictions.
He is evidently in great trouble, so let the bard leave off, that we may all enjoy ourselves, hosts and guest alike.
He was certain that in this vista there lurked fierce-eyed hosts.