- Henry Cabot,1850–1924, U.S. public servant and author: senator 1893–1924.
- his grandsonHenry Cabot, Jr.,1902–85, U.S. journalist, statesman, and diplomat.
- Sir Oliver Joseph,1851–1940, English physicist and writer.
- Thomas,1558?–1625, English poet and dramatist.
- mainly British 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 and 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
- (intr) to live temporarily, esp in rented accommodation
- to implant, embed, or fix or be implanted, embedded, or fixed
- (tr) to deposit or leave for safety, storage, etc
- (tr) to bring (a charge or accusation) against someone
- (tr; often foll by in or with) to place (authority, power, etc) in the control (of someone)
- (intr often foll by in) archaic to exist or be present (in)
- (tr) (of wind, rain, etc) to beat down (crops)
Word Origin for lodge
- 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.