- a room or rooms rented for residence in another's house.
- British.the rooms of a university student who lives neither on campus nor at home.
Origin of lodging
verb (used without object), lodged, lodg·ing.
verb (used with object), lodged, lodg·ing.
Origin of lodge
Synonyms for lodge
Related Words for lodgingapartment, shelter, motel, hotel, resort, inn, lodge, hostel, abode, dwelling, room, palace, harbor, residence, camp, domicile, cover, roof, quarters, protection
Examples from the Web for lodging
Contemporary Examples of lodging
We rented a house in New Castle, Delaware, that doubled as our filming location and lodging for the actors.Nitehawk Shorts Festival: ‘Brute,’ a Twisted Take on Playing in the Dark
November 28, 2014
Clients supply transportation, lodging, and ingredients, including the preferred strain of ganja.Meet the Julia Child of Weed
November 13, 2014
Lodging is more limited at Asahidake; Powderhounds also highlights options here.
Accommodations: A range of lodging options are available through Steamboat (877-783-2628; www.steamboat.com).
Other lodging options that remain open outside the closed parks foresee a harder hit.Seven Shutdown Winners, From the Newseum to Dollywood
October 3, 2013
Historical Examples of lodging
They had reached at last the point of being unable to pay for their lodging.Weighed and Wanting
He is paid at the rate of 25 or 30 a year, besides board and lodging.The Roof of France
He decided, therefore, to make his lodging there for the present.Casanova's Homecoming
They spoke no more all the way back to the lodging where Fanny and her uncle lived.
John assented, and he crept back in the shadow of the wall to his own lodging.
Word Origin for lodge
early 14c., "encampment;" late 14c., "temporary accommodation; place of residence," verbal noun from lodge (v.). Related: Lodgings.
mid-13c. in surnames and place names; late 13c. as "small building or hut," from Old French loge "arbor, covered walk; hut, cabin, grandstand at a tournament," from Frankish *laubja "shelter" (cf. Old High German louba "porch, gallery," German Laube "bower, arbor"), from Proto-Germanic *laubja- "shelter," likely originally "shelter of foliage," or "roof made from bark," from root of leaf (n.).
"Hunter's cabin" sense is first recorded late 14c. Sense of "local branch of a society" is first recorded 1680s, from mid-14c. logge "workshop of masons." Also used of certain American Indian buildings, hence lodge-pole (1805). Feste of Logges (c.1400) was a Middle English rendition of the Old Testament Jewish Feast of Tabernacles.
c.1200, loggen, "to encamp, set up camp;" c. 1300 "to put in a certain place," from Old French logier "lodge; find lodging for" (Modern French loger), from loge (see lodge (n.)). From late 14c. as "to dwell, live; to have temporary accomodations; to provide (someone) with sleeping quarters; to get lodgings." Sense of "to get a thing in the intended place, to make something stick" is from 1610s. Related: Lodged; lodging.