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lodging house British & World English

A private house in which furnished rooms are rented for living or staying in temporarily

model lodging house British & World English

Any of a number of lodging houses established 1840–5 by various philanthropists, and placed under certain regulations intended to secure the comfort and orderly conduct of the residents; later in extended use, applied to other lodging houses regardless of standard.

Rowton lodging-house in Rowton British & World English

Chiefly in Rowton house (also Rowton lodging-house): a type of cheap lodging house intended to provide accommodation of a decent standard for single workingmen.