lodging house

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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, "A Minor Figure," 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, "Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad dies at 91," 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, "Ikea Founder Ingvar Kamprad Dies at 91," 28 Jan. 2018

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1765, in the meaning defined above

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lodging house

noun

English Language Learners Definition of lodging house

chiefly British, old-fashioned : a house with rooms that can be rented

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