I always thought it was someone who worked in a livery stable, so did not
see how that fit with the railroad industry. Wikipedia
confirmed my thought, but states
that in a more modern usage it also has to do with railroads,
specifically moving locomotives around in the railroad yard, but not
driving, as an engineer.
On Thu, 16 Aug 2007 21:37:09 -0500 "Mary Riseling"
Does anybody know what a "Hostler" is? Is would be an
with the railroad industry in 1910.
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