Lodging Lodg"ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, lodges. [1913 Webster]

2. A place of rest, or of temporary habitation; esp., a sleeping apartment; -- often in the plural with a singular meaning. --Gower. [1913 Webster]

Wits take lodgings in the sound of Bow. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. Abiding place; harbor; cover. [1913 Webster]

Fair bosom . . . the lodging of delight. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

{Lodging house}, a house where lodgings are provided and let.

{Lodging room}, a room in which a person lodges, esp. a hired room. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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