lodging house

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Examples of lodging house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While unwilling to engage with gangs of vacationing children, Anchorage police did arrest and jail one man for repeatedly leaving his lodging house. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, 11 May 2020 The response was sometimes harsh -- any lodging house where an infection appeared was burnt to the ground. Paul French, CNN, 18 Apr. 2020 Meanwhile, after Crossing Over left the Mount Vernon Street house and moved into the 29 Nutting St. triple-decker, a city inspector declared that Flagg was using the property as a lodging house, not allowed in his residential zone. BostonGlobe.com, 2 Oct. 2019 Everything else loomed large — the condition of the tenements, the perils of the ghetto, the moral dangers of the kitchenette, the risks presented by too many bodies forced into the cramped rooms of the lodging house. Longreads, 20 July 2019 His father, Feodor, looked after the family farm and his mother, Berta, ran a lodging house on the property during the summer. Niklas Magnusson, The Seattle Times, 28 Jan. 2018 His father, Feodor, looked after the family farm and his mother, Berta, ran a lodging house on the property during the summer. Fortune, 28 Jan. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of lodging house

1765, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lodging house was in 1765

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“Lodging house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lodging%20house. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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