[loj-er] /ˈlɒdʒ ər/
a person who lives in rented quarters in another’s house; roomer.
a person who pays rent in return for accommodation in someone else’s house
early 14c., originally “tent-dweller,” agent noun from lodge (v.). From c.1200 as a surname. Meaning “one who lives in rented rooms” is from 1590s.
noun 1. a house in which rooms are rented, especially a house other than an inn or hotel; rooming house. noun 1. a private home providing accommodation and meals for lodgers
noun, Shipbuilding. 1. a knee reinforcing a hull horizontally, as at the ends of deck beams.
[loj-ing] /ˈlɒdʒ ɪŋ/ noun 1. accommodation in a house, especially in rooms for rent: to furnish board and lodging. 2. a temporary place to stay; temporary quarters. 3. lodgings. 4. the act of lodging. /ˈlɒdʒɪŋz/ plural noun 1. a rented room or rooms in which to live, esp in another person’s house /ˈlɒdʒɪŋ/ noun 1. […]
- Lodging turn
noun 1. a period of work or duty, esp among railway workers, which involves sleeping away from home