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Definition of Hosts

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Host Host, n. (Biol.) Any animal or plant affording lodgment or subsistence to a parasitic or commensal organism. Thus a tree is a host of an air plant growing upon it.
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Host Host (h[=o]st), n. [LL. hostia sacrifice, victim, from hostire to strike.] (R. C. Ch.) The consecrated wafer, believed to be the body of Christ, which in the Mass is offered as a sacrifice; also, the bread before consecration. Note: In the Latin Vulgate the word was applied to the Savior as being an offering for the sins of men.
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Host Host, n. [OE. host, ost, OF. host, ost, fr. L. hostis enemy, LL., army. See Guest, and cf. Host a landlord.] 1. An army; a number of men gathered for war. A host so great as covered all the field. --Dryden. 2. Any great number or multitude; a throng. And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God. --Luke ii. 13. All at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils. --Wordsworth.
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Host Host, n. [OE. host, ost, OF. hoste, oste, F. h[^o]te, from L. hospes a stranger who is treated as a guest, he who treats another as his guest, a hostl prob. fr. hostis stranger, enemy (akin to E. guest a visitor) + potis able; akin to Skr. pati master, lord. See Host an army, Possible, and cf. Hospitable, Hotel.] One who receives or entertains another, whether gratuitously or for compensation; one from whom another receives food, lodging, or entertainment; a landlord. --Chaucer. ``Fair host and Earl.' --Tennyson. Time is like a fashionable host, That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand. --Shak.
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Host Host, v. t. To give entertainment to. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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Host Host, v. i. To lodge at an inn; to take up entertainment. [Obs.] ``Where you shall host.' --Shak.

Meaning of Hosts from wikipedia

- characters in game Werewolf: The Forsaken Hosts, alien invaders and overlords in the TV series Colony Armies and hosts of Middle-earth warfare, fictional entities...
- computer file hosts is an operating system file that maps hostnames to IP addresses. It is a plain text file. Originally a file named HOSTS.TXT was manually...
- A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that hosts websites for clients, i.e. it offers the facilities required for them to create...
- account owner to host websites on behalf of third parties Host (disambiguation) Hosted desktop Hosted Exchange Hosted payload Hosting environment This...
- Australia/New Zealand host 2011, however this option did not find favour with their co-hosts and hence didn't materialise. 2011 Hosts:  Bangladesh,  India...
- The Host may refer to: Lorne (Angel), a character on the television series Angel A Marvel Comics supervillain The Host (2006 film), a South Korean monster...
- intermediate hosts, shrews and rodents as the paratenic hosts, and mustelids as the definitive hosts. Dead-end, incidental, or accidental host - an organism...
- separate hosts, settled along the frontiers: the Don Cossack Host the Kuban Cossack Host the Terek Cossack Host the Astrakhan Cossack Host the Ural Cossack...
- tzevaot or sabaoth ("hosts" or "armies", Hebrew: צבאות) as YHWH Elohe Tzevaot ("YHWH God of Hosts"), Elohe Tzevaot ("God of Hosts"), Adonai YHWH Tzevaot...
- World Cup hosts in the competition's twenty-one tournaments since the inaugural World Cup in 1930. The organization at first awarded hosting to countries...