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

  Lodge \Lodge\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lodged (l[o^]jd); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Lodging (l[o^]j"[i^]ng).]
     1. To rest or remain a lodge house, or other shelter; to
        rest; to stay; to abide; esp., to sleep at night; as, to
        lodge in York Street. --Chaucer.
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              Stay and lodge by me this night.      --Shak.
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              Something holy lodges in that breast. --Milton.
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     2. To fall or lie down, as grass or grain, when overgrown or
        beaten down by the wind. --Mortimer.
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     3. To come to a rest; to stop and remain; to become stuck or
        caught; as, the bullet lodged in the bark of a tree; a
        piece of meat lodged in his throat.
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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
        room.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lodging
      n 1: structures collectively in which people are housed [syn:
           housing, lodging, living accommodations]
      2: the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even
         temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree" [syn:
         lodgment, lodgement, lodging]
      3: the act of lodging

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "lodging":
     abiding, abiding place, abode, accommodations, address, apartment,
     assembly-line housing, berth, billeting, cantonment, cohabitation,
     commorancy, commorant, crash pad, crib, diggings, digs, domicile,
     domiciliation, domus, doss, dwelling, dwelling place, habitancy,
     habitation, hospitality, house, housing, housing bill,
     housing development, housing problem, in residence, inhabitancy,
     inhabitation, inhabiting, living, living in, living quarters,
     lodging place, lodgings, lodgment, lower-income housing, nest,
     nesting, occupancy, occupation, pad, place, place to live,
     quartering, quarters, remaining, residence, residency, resident,
     residentiary, residing, roof, room, rooms, roost, seat, shelter,
     sleeping place, slum clearance, sojourning, squatting, staying,
     staying over, stopping, subdivision, tenancy, tenement, tract,
     transient lodging, urban renewal
  
  

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