verb (used without object), lodged, lodg·ing.
verb (used with object), lodged, lodg·ing.
Origin of lodge
Synonyms for lodge
Related Words for lodgedormitory, chalet, dwelling, shack, tavern, motel, hotel, hut, shelter, inn, cottage, hostel, abide, implant, embed, stick, imbed, reside, abode, shanty
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Contemporary Examples of lodge
Prior to our consumption, the lights in the lodge were turned off and we were asked to turn off any cellphones.
Every now and then someone, quietly and with purpose, would rise and exit the lodge.
From outside, and through the frosted windows of the lodge, I thought I heard rumbles and bright flashes.
But as more and more people began their trip, there was no question that the atmosphere developing in the lodge was … different.
Outside the lodge, running along its perimeter, was a small ditch lined by posts topped by a chest-high wooden beam.
Historical Examples of lodge
By the little postboy, mamma; I met him at the porter's lodge.
We lodge a little out of the town, on the road to Cirencester.
A lady lived with him at the Lodge; but who she was, I do not know.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
The centre of the lodge for its whole length was common to all who lived therein.Indian Legends of Vancouver Island
I have a brother whom I must lodge with, and for whose sake I wish to work.Night and Morning, Complete
Word Origin for lodge
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.