- A house where bedrooms as such are supplied to guests for compensation usually known as room rent. 29 Am J Rev ed Innk § 6. Characterized by at least some degree of permanency of residence by the guests. Anno: 64 ALR2d 1167.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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Lodging house — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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lodging house — lodging ,house noun count BRITISH a ROOMING HOUSE … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
lodging house — ► NOUN ▪ a private house providing rented accommodation … English terms dictionary
lodging house — n. ROOMING HOUSE … English World dictionary
lodging house — index building (structure) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
lodging house — noun a house where rooms are rented • Syn: ↑rooming house • Hypernyms: ↑house, ↑accommodation • Hyponyms: ↑flophouse, ↑dosshouse * * * noun, pl ⋯ houses [count] … Useful english dictionary
lodging house — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms lodging house : singular lodging house plural lodging houses British a building with rooms for people to rent, usually for short periods only. The American word is rooming house … English dictionary
lodging house — a house in which rooms are rented, esp. a house other than an inn or hotel; rooming house. [1760 70] * * * … Universalium
lodging house — lodg′ing house n. rooming house • Etymology: 1760–70 … From formal English to slang