Pronunciation: (loj'ing),[key] —n. 1. accommodation in a house, esp. in rooms for rent: to furnish board and lodging. 2. a temporary place to stay; temporary quarters.
3. lodgings, a. a room or rooms rented for residence in another's house.
b. Brit.the rooms of a university student who lives neither on campus nor at home.
4. the act of lodging.