Also especially British, lodge·ment.
Origin of lodgment
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Examples from the Web for lodgment
We then made a lodgment on the side of the mount near the stockade.A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion
William Dobein James
Hasty you may have been, but I know that wickedness never had a lodgment in your heart.The Hunted Outlaw
Previous snows had found no lodgment into banks, and an igloo could not be built.The Long Labrador Trail
Now to find a lodgment for the night, and then to prowl round for a house.
"White Brother of the Snow and his friend would find no lodgment there," said she.The Gaunt Gray Wolf
- the act of lodging or the state of being lodged
- a blockage or accumulation
- a small area gained and held in enemy territory
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