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Lodge

Pronunciation: lǒjd
n.1.A shelter in which one may rest;
Their lodges and their tentis up they gan bigge [to build].
- Robert of Brunne.
O for a lodge in some vast wilderness!
- Cowper.
2.A small dwelling house, as for a gamekeeper or gatekeeper of an estate.
2.(Mining) The space at the mouth of a level next the shaft, widened to permit wagons to pass, or ore to be deposited for hoisting; - called also platt.
3.A collection of objects lodged together.
The Maldives, a famous lodge of islands.
- De Foe.
4.A family of North American Indians, or the persons who usually occupy an Indian lodge, - as a unit of enumeration, reckoned from four to six persons; as, the tribe consists of about two hundred lodges, that is, of about a thousand individuals.
Lodge gate
b - a park gate, or entrance gate, near the lodge. See Lodge, n., 1 (b).
v. i.1.To rest or remain a lodge house, or other shelter; to rest; to stay; to abide; esp., to sleep at night; as, to lodge in York Street.
[imp. & p. p. Lodged (lǒjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Lodging (lǒj"ĭng).]
Stay and lodge by me this night.
- Shak.
2.To fall or lie down, as grass or grain, when overgrown or beaten down by the wind.
3.To come to a rest; to stop and remain; to become stuck or caught; as, the bullet lodged in the bark of a tree; a piece of meat lodged in his throat.
v. t.1.To give shelter or rest to; especially, to furnish a sleeping place for; to harbor; to shelter; hence, to receive; to hold.
Every house was proud to lodge a knight.
- Dryden.
2.To drive to shelter; to track to covert.
3.To deposit for keeping or preservation; as, the men lodged their arms in the arsenal.
4.To cause to stop or rest in; to implant.
5.To lay down; to prostrate.
6.To present or bring (information, a complaint) before a court or other authority; as, to lodge a complaint.
To lodge an information
to enter a formal complaint.
Noun1.Lodge - English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
2.lodge - a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
Synonyms: gild, guild, club, society, order
3.lodge - small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener
4.lodge - a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter
Synonyms: hunting lodge
5.lodge - any of various native American dwellings
Synonyms: indian lodge
6.lodge - a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
Synonyms: hostel, hostelry, inn
Verb1.lodge - be a lodger; stay temporarily; "Where are you lodging in Paris?"
2.lodge - fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"
Synonyms: deposit, stick, wedge
Antonyms:
dislodge, free - remove or force out from a position; "The dentist dislodged the piece of food that had been stuck under my gums"; "He finally could free the legs of the earthquake victim who was buried in the rubble"
3.lodge - file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
Synonyms: file, charge
4.lodge - provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
Synonyms: accommodate
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