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  • n. Plural form of lodging.
  • n. A room or set of rooms in another person's house where a person lodges.
  • n. An official residence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. temporary living quarters.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. temporary living quarters

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Examples

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  • Whatever may be the end of the susbscription, or of your more immediate exertions, Sir, to serve me, I cannot hesitate to inform you that the clothing my youngest daughter, and the entire support of my Son in lodgings, still call for what I cannot continue to give without thus soliciting and obtaining something to keep the wheels going which I have put in motion.

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  • We went on being very sorry about Miss Sandal being so poor, and it was not our fault that when we tried to let the house in lodgings, the first lodger proved to be a lunatic of the deepest dye.

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  • Letting lodgings is one of the most unpleasant of all possible ways of earning your living, and I advise you to try every other honest way of earning your living before you take to that.

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  • London, and went several times to see Isabel, who was ill in lodgings in

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  • We are in lodgings here: I have a quiet room, and sleep better.

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  • I made up my mind that I would never confess to my small harmless Etna in German lodgings again, and would bolt the door while I boiled water for tea in it.

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  • Simple Life, to be sure; but if you are in German lodgings for any length of time you probably desire for one reason or the other to lead it.

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  • She is now at Dover, in lodgings, for the benefit of sea air; and has invited me there since

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