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Ostiary  n.  (pl. ostiaries)  
The mouth of a river; an estuary. (R.)
One who keeps the door, especially the door of a church; a porter.

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... lattice; bay window, bow window; oriel[Arch]; dormer, lantern. outlet, inlet; vent, vomitory; embouchure; orifice, mouth, sucker, muzzle, throat, gullet, weasand[obs3], wizen, nozzle; placket. portal, porch, gate, ostiary|, postern, wicket, trapdoor, hatch, door; arcade; cellarway[obs3], driveway, gateway, doorway, hatchway, gangway; lich gate[obs3]. way, path &c. 627; thoroughfare; channel; passage, passageway; tube, pipe; water pipe &c. 350; air pipe &c. 351; vessel, ...
— Roget's Thesaurus

Words linked to "Ostiary" :   hall porter, commissionaire, gatekeeper, clergyman, doorkeeper, order, doorman, holy order

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