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LODGER Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

One who occupies hired apartments in another’s house; a tenant of part of another’s house. A tenant, with the right of exclusive possession of a part of a house, the landlord, by himself or au agent, retaining geueral dominion over the house itself. Wansey v. I’er- kius, 7 Man. & G. 155; Pullman Palace Car Co. v. Lowe, 28 Neb. 239, 44 N. W. 220. 6 L. R. A. 809, 20 Am. St. Rep. 325; Metzger v. Schnabel, 23 Misc. Rep. 098, 52 N. Y. Supp. 105; Pollock v. Laudis, 3G Iowa, 052.


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