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Aye, I suppose he's only a lodger;—yes, this must be the place.

He fired his first broadside before his lodger entered the barn.

He remained, looking at his lodger with a troubled expression.

"I guess likely he hasn't forgotten," she said afterwards, in conversation with her lodger.

He had been very insistent that she take him as boarder and lodger.

And yet, as she looked into her lodger's face, she was surprised at its expression.

Martha was standing by the stove in the sitting room when her lodger entered.

His anxiety to avoid all questions about his lodger was sufficiently obvious.

Sim was too eager to disclaim all knowledge of his lodger's doings.

Neither; I am a lodger here, and do not even claim acquaintance with the family.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., originally "tent-dweller," agent noun from lodge (v.). From c.1200 as a surname. Meaning "one who lives in rented rooms" is from 1590s.

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