accommodation in a house, especially in rooms for rent:
to furnish board and lodging.
a temporary place to stay; temporary quarters.
a room or rooms rented for residence in another’s house.
British. the rooms of a university student who lives neither on campus nor at home.
the act of lodging.
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.
Compare earth lodge.
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 lodger:
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.
a temporary residence
(sometimes pl) sleeping accommodation
(sometimes pl) (at Oxford University) the residence of the head of a college
(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
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.
noun 1. a room, storage area, or the like within a sloping roof; attic; garret. 2. a gallery or upper level in a church, hall, etc., designed for a special purpose: a choir loft. 3. a hayloft. 4. an upper story of a business building, warehouse, or factory, typically consisting of open, unpartitioned floor area. […]
adjective 1. lying or situated beneath, as a substratum. 2. fundamental; basic: the underlying cause of their discontent. 3. implicit; discoverable only by close scrutiny or analysis: an underlying seriousness in his witticisms. 4. (of a claim, mortgage, etc.) taking precedence; anterior; prior. 5. Linguistics. belonging to an earlier stage in the transformational derivation of […]
verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of make1 . adjective 2. produced by making, preparing, etc., in a particular way (often used in combination): well-made garments. 3. artificially produced: made fur. 4. invented or made-up: to tell made stories about oneself. 5. prepared, especially from several ingredients: a made dish. 6. assured of […]
noun 1. a female servant. 2. a girl or young unmarried woman. 3. Archaic. a virgin. noun 1. (archaic or literary) a young unmarried girl; maiden 2. a female servant (in combination): a housemaid 3. a spinster