lodging
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈlɑdʒɪŋ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈlɒdʒɪŋ/
Noun

lodging (plural lodgings)

  1. A place to live or lodge.
  2. Sleeping accommodation.
    • 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 2, ch. XI, The Abbot’s Ways
      When I was a Cloister-monk, I was once sent to Durham on business of our Church; and coming home again, the dark night caught me at Risby, and I had to beg a lodging there.
  3. (in the plural) Furnished rooms in a house rented as accommodation.
  4. (agriculture) The condition of a plant, especially a cereal, that has been flattened in the field or damaged so that it cannot stand upright, as by weather conditions or because the stem is not strong enough to support the plant.
Related terms Translations Translations Verb
  1. present participle of lodge#English|lodge



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