lodgings


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lodg·ing

 (lŏj′ĭng)
n.
1. A place to live: found lodging near her new job.
2. often lodgings Sleeping accommodations: We found the lodgings on the tour rather primitive.
3. lodgings Furnished rooms in another's house rented for accommodation.

lodgings

(ˈlɒdʒɪŋz)
pl n
a rented room or rooms in which to live, esp in another person's house
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lodgings - temporary living quarterslodgings - temporary living quarters    
living quarters, quarters - housing available for people to live in; "he found quarters for his family"; "I visited his bachelor quarters"
Translations
podnajemniška soba

lodgings

[ˈlɒdʒɪŋz] nplmeublé m
to live in lodgings → vivre dans un meublé

lodgings

[ˈlɒdʒɪŋz] npl (room) → camera in affitto, camera ammobiliata; (small flat) → appartamentino
to look for lodgings → cercarsi un alloggio
References in classic literature ?
As the light looked so dim, and the place, for the time, looked quiet enough, and the dilapidated little wooden house itself looked as if it might have been carted here from the ruins of some burnt district, and as the swinging sign had a poverty-stricken sort of creak to it, I thought that here was the very spot for cheap lodgings, and the best of pea coffee.
He hired a stable a short distance from his lodgings, and engaged a man named Filcher as groom.
The student does not live in the college buildings, but hires his own lodgings, in any locality he prefers, and he takes his meals when and where he pleases.
He invited the twins to look in at his lodgings presently, after disposing of an intervening engagement, and they accepted with pleasure.
And, by what I understand, you might have had lodgings there quite away from the seaa quarter of a mile offvery comfortable.
I saw her placed in comfortable lodgings, and under proper attendants; I visited her every day during the rest of her short life: I was with her in her last moments.
I was sick exceedingly, and dizzy, and faint; and thus compelled perforce to accept lodgings under his roof.
Noel Vanstone, had recently arrived in London, and was then staying in lodgings occupied by his cousin, Mr.
Murdstone, on the subject of your lodgings, and he will receive you as a lodger.
Look at these here lodgings o'yourn, fit for a lord
Page,'' he said, ``hie to my lodgings, and tell my armourer to be there in readiness; and bid Stephen Wetheral, Broad Thoresby, and the Three Spears of Spyinghow, come to me instantly; and let the scout-master, Hugh Bardon, attend me also.
There I saw the empress and the young princes, in their several lodgings, with their chief attendants about them.