lodging
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. a place to live ; dwelling b. lodgment 3b 2. a. (1) sleeping accommodations <
found lodging in the barn
>
(2) a temporary place to stay <
a lodging for the night
>
b. a room in the house of another used as a residence — usually used in plural 3. the act of lodging

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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