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 for Lodging house
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lodging \Lodg"ing\, n.
     1. The act of one who, or that which, lodges.
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     2. A place of rest, or of temporary habitation; esp., a
        sleeping apartment; -- often in the plural with a singular
        meaning. --Gower.
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              Wits take lodgings in the sound of Bow. --Pope.
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     3. Abiding place; harbor; cover.
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              Fair bosom . . . the lodging of delight. --Spenser.
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     Lodging house, a house where lodgings are provided and let.
     Lodging room, a room in which a person lodges, esp. a hired
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lodging house
      n 1: a house where rooms are rented [syn: lodging house,
           rooming house]

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