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lodger

[ loj-er ]
/ ˈlɒdʒ ər /
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noun

a person who lives in rented quarters in another's house; roomer.

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Origin of lodger

1250–1300; Middle English loger tent-dweller. See lodge, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for lodger

lodger
/ (ˈlɒdʒə) /

noun

a person who pays rent in return for accommodation in someone else's house
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