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lodge / läj/ • n. 1. a small house at the gates of a park or in the grounds of a large house, typically occupied by a gatekeeper, gardener, or other employee. ∎  a small country house occupied in season for sports such as hunting, shooting, fishing, and skiing: a hunting lodge. ∎  a large house or hotel: Cumberland Lodge. ∎  a porter's quarters at the main entrance of a college or other large building. ∎  the residence of a head of a college, esp. at Cambridge. ∎  an American Indian hut. ∎  a beaver's den. 2. a branch or meeting place of an organization such as the Freemasons. ∎  the membership of such an organization. • v. 1. [tr.] present (a complaint, appeal, claim, etc.) formally to the proper authorities: he has 28 days in which to lodge an appeal. ∎  (lodge something in/with) leave money or a valuable item in (a place) or with (someone) for safekeeping. 2. make or become firmly fixed or embedded in a particular place: [tr.] they had to remove a bullet lodged near his spine | [intr.] fig. the image had lodged in her mind. 3. [intr.] stay or sleep in another person's house, paying money for one's accommodations: the man who lodged in the room next door. ∎  [tr.] provide (someone) with a place to sleep or stay in return for payment. 4. [tr.] (of wind or rain) flatten (a standing crop): [as adj.] (lodged) rain that soaks standing or lodged crops. ∎  [intr.] (of a crop) be flattened in such a way.

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lodge.
1. Medieval masons' workshop, refectory, tracing-house, and living-quarters erected during the building of a great work. In very large projects, such as a cathedral, it was often a permanent structure, with a resident master-mason, associated with the building and maintainance of the fabric.

2. Place where Freemasons assemble, representing the lost Temple of Solomon and an ideal.

3. Small, usually decorative, building at the gateway to an estate or park, serving as the accommodation and office for a gatekeeper or porter. Such buildings were often in pairs, disposed sym-metrically on either side of the gates.

4. Dwelling in the grounds of a large country-house, usually substantial, granted as a permanent residence for e.g. minor Royalty.

5. Quarters for the porter, as in the entrance to a collegiate establishment or a club.

6. Building in mountainous or wild country, used by e.g., hunting, shooting, or fishing parties.

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Lodge

a collection of objects lodged or close together; a family unit of four to six persons; the body of members of a masonic or other society.

Examples: lodge of beavers, 1744; of islands, 1720; of masons, 1686; of otters.

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lodge

lodge small house, tent, arbour XIII; small lodging, cottage, etc. XV. ME. log(g)e — (O)F. loge arbour, summer-house, hut = It. loggia, etc. :- medL. lobia LOBBY, of Gmc. orig.
So vb. XIII.

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lodgebodge, dodge, Hodge, lodge, splodge, stodge, wodge •horologe • hodgepodge

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