(of a deer or the like) represented as lying down:
a stag lodged.
a small, makeshift or crude shelter or habitation, as of boughs, poles, skins, earth, or rough boards; cabin or hut.
a house used as a temporary residence, as in the hunting season.
a summer cottage.
a house or cottage, as in a park or on an estate, occupied by a gatekeeper, caretaker, gardener, or other employee.
a resort hotel, motel, or inn.
the main building of a camp, resort hotel, or the like.
the meeting place of a branch of certain fraternal organizations.
the members composing the branch:
The lodge is planning a picnic.
any of various North American Indian dwellings, as a tepee or long house.
the Indians who live in such a dwelling or a family or unit of North American Indians.
the home of a college head at Cambridge University, England.
the den of an animal or group of animals, especially beavers.
verb (used without object), lodged, lodging.
to have a habitation or quarters, especially temporarily, as in a hotel, motel, or inn:
We lodged in a guest house.
to live in rented quarters in another’s house:
He lodged with a local family during his college days.
to be fixed, implanted, or caught in a place or position; come to rest; stick:
The bullet lodged in his leg.
verb (used with object), lodged, lodging.
to furnish with a habitation or quarters, especially temporarily; accommodate:
Can you lodge us for the night?
to furnish with a room or rooms in one’s house for payment; have as a :
a boardinghouse that lodges oil workers.
to serve as a residence, shelter, or dwelling for; shelter:
The château will lodge the ambassador during his stay.
to put, store, or deposit, as in a place, for storage or keeping; stow:
to lodge one’s valuables in a hotel safe.
to bring or send into a particular place or position.
to house or contain:
The spinal canal lodges and protects the spinal cord.
to vest (power, authority, etc.).
to put or bring (information, a complaint, etc.) before a court or other authority.
to beat down or lay flat, as vegetation in a storm:
A sudden hail had lodged the crops.
to track (a deer) to its lair.
(mainly Brit) a small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion, usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener
a house or cabin used occasionally, as for some seasonal activity
(US & Canadian) a central building in a resort, camp, or park
(capital when part of a name) a large house or hotel
a room for the use of porters in a university, college, etc
a local branch or chapter of certain societies
the building used as the meeting place of such a society
the dwelling place of certain animals, esp the dome-shaped den constructed by beavers
a hut or tent of certain North American Indian peoples
(at Cambridge University) the residence of the head of a college
to provide or be provided with accommodation or shelter, esp rented accommodation
(intransitive) to live temporarily, esp in rented accommodation
to implant, embed, or fix or be implanted, embedded, or fixed
(transitive) to deposit or leave for safety, storage, etc
(transitive) to bring (a charge or accusation) against someone
(transitive; often foll by in or with) to place (authority, power, etc) in the control (of someone)
(archaic) (intransitive) often foll by in. to exist or be present (in)
(transitive) (of wind, rain, etc) to beat down (crops)
David (John). born 1935, British novelist and critic. His books include Changing Places (1975), Small World (1984), Nice Work (1988), Therapy (1995), and Thinks… (2001)
Sir Oliver (Joseph). 1851–1940, British physicist, who made important contributions to electromagnetism, radio reception, and attempted to detect the ether. He also studied allegedly psychic phenomena
Thomas. ?1558–1625, English writer. His romance Rosalynde (1590) supplied the plot for Shakespeare’s As You Like It
the Lodge, the official Canberra residence of the Australian Prime Minister
mid-13c. in surnames and place names; late 13c. as “small building or hut,” from Old French loge “arbor, covered walk; hut, cabin, grandstand at a tournament,” from Frankish *laubja “shelter” (cf. Old High German louba “porch, gallery,” German Laube “bower, arbor”), from Proto-Germanic *laubja- “shelter,” likely originally “shelter of foliage,” or “roof made from bark,” from root of leaf (n.).
“Hunter’s cabin” sense is first recorded late 14c. Sense of “local branch of a society” is first recorded 1680s, from mid-14c. logge “workshop of masons.” Also used of certain American Indian buildings, hence lodge-pole (1805). Feste of Logges (c.1400) was a Middle English rendition of the Old Testament Jewish Feast of Tabernacles.
c.1200, loggen, “to encamp, set up camp;” c. 1300 “to put in a certain place,” from Old French logier “lodge; find lodging for” (Modern French loger), from loge (see lodge (n.)). From late 14c. as “to dwell, live; to have temporary accomodations; to provide (someone) with sleeping quarters; to get lodgings.” Sense of “to get a thing in the intended place, to make something stick” is from 1610s. Related: Lodged; lodging.
a shed for a watchman in a garden (Isa. 1:8). The Hebrew name _melunah_ is rendered “cottage” (q.v.) in Isa. 24:20. It also denotes a hammock or hanging-bed.
[loj-muh nt] /ˈlɒdʒ mənt/ noun 1. the act of . 2. the state of being . 3. something or deposited. 4. Military. a position or foothold gained from an enemy, or an entrenchment made upon it. 5. a place; rooming house. 6. accommodations; . /ˈlɒdʒmənt/ noun 1. the act of lodging or the state of […]
[loj-pohl] /ˈlɒdʒˌpoʊl/ noun 1. a river in SE Wyoming, SW Nebraska, and NE Colorado, flowing E to the South Platte River. 212 miles (341 km) long.
[loj-pohl] /ˈlɒdʒˌpoʊl/ noun 1. a tall, narrow, slow-growing coniferous tree, Pinus contorta, of western North America, having egg-shaped cones that remain closed for years. 2. the wood of this tree, used as timber.
[loj-er] /ˈlɒdʒ ər/ noun 1. a person who lives in rented quarters in another’s house; roomer. /ˈlɒdʒə/ noun 1. a person who pays rent in return for accommodation in someone else’s house n. early 14c., originally “tent-dweller,” agent noun from lodge (v.). From c.1200 as a surname. Meaning “one who lives in rented rooms” is […]