- 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.
- lodgepole creek,
- lodgepole pine,
- lodging house,
- lodging knee,
- lodging turn,
Origin of lodging
verb (used without object), lodged, lodg·ing.
verb (used with object), lodged, lodg·ing.
Origin of lodge
Examples from the Web for 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|Julia Grinberg|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Clients supply transportation, lodging, and ingredients, including the preferred strain of ganja.
Lodging is more limited at Asahidake; Powderhounds also highlights options here.
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Other lodging options that remain open outside the closed parks foresee a harder hit.Seven Shutdown Winners, From the Newseum to Dollywood|Nina Strochlic|October 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The first lodging places before they are taken to the harbours, are dear, poor and often unsafe.On the Trail of The Immigrant|Edward A. Steiner
I see myself, after a long day of work and loneliness, setting forth from my lodging.The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft|George Gissing
The fire died away, and the smoke gradually cleared away from the dungeon; but the floor formed a hard and cold winter lodging.The Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt|Parley Parker Pratt
With this last gallant remark Captain Bream left the lodging and strolled down to the sea-beach.The Young Trawler|R.M. Ballantyne
The man in whose rooms he was lodging possessed very few books, and those few were mostly detective stories.The Altar Steps|Compton MacKenzie
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.