Origin of lodgment
Examples from the Web for lodgement
Historical Examples of lodgement
Within it the one he had thought of forthwith obtained her lodgement.The Amazing Marriage, Complete
Every effort to gain a lodgement in its neighborhood had signally failed.History of the Rise of the Huguenots
Was McLean the man "nearer her own years" who had already found a lodgement in her heart?'Laramie;'
One way or another a lodgement must be obtained among the tree-tops.Afloat in the Forest
As he neared the ground, the balsam, shaken from its lodgement, cracked and fell.The Ruling Passion
Henry van Dyke
- the act of lodging or the state of being lodged
- a blockage or accumulation
- a small area gained and held in enemy territory
Word Origin and History for lodgement
1590s, from French logement (14c.) "accommodation, lodgings," from Old French logier (see lodge (v.)).