Definition of Lodging house
1. Noun. A house where rooms are rented.
Generic synonyms: Accommodation, House
Specialized synonyms: Dosshouse, Flophouse
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lodging House
Literary usage of Lodging house
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"Boston's lodging house commission. Char. Zl: 738-9. Ja. 30, '09. lodging houses. ... New York's new municipal lodging house. Char. 21:!)82-3. F. 20, '09. ..."
2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"He and his wife Ia model lodging-house at Wilton for agricultural labourers, and took a personal share in promoting emigration. ..."
3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... and to protect them against unscrupulous agents and lodging-house keepers on both sides of the ocean. Aid rendered in European ports takes the form of ..."
4. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1890)
"Keeping Mere Boarding House, lodging house, etc.—So a person who keeps a mere boarding house or lodging house, or even one who keeps a house for lodging ..."