- A cottage or cabin, often rustic, used as a temporary abode or shelter: a ski lodge. (noun)
- A small house on the grounds of an estate or a park, used by a caretaker or gatekeeper. (noun)
- An inn. (noun)
- Any of various Native American dwellings, such as a hogan, wigwam, or longhouse. (noun)
- The group living in such a dwelling. (noun)
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