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loge

[lohzh]
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noun
  1. (in a theater) the front section of the lowest balcony, separated from the back section by an aisle or railing or both.
  2. a box in a theater or opera house.
  3. any small enclosure; booth.
  4. (in France) a cubicle for the confinement of art students during important examinations.
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Origin of loge

From French, dating back to 1740–50; see origin at lodge
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Related Words

boxloge

Examples from the Web for loges

Historical Examples

  • Lords of Maltot, and also lords of Loges, appear in charters in vol.

    The Chronicle of the Norman Conquest

    Master Wace

  • The volume included his loges of several academicians, and the autobiography of his great-grandfather, the first Cassini.

  • Perhaps the best known of his loges, of which there are sixty-nine in all, is that of his uncle Pierre Corneille.

  • They took the road from Acheres to the Loges, which ascends and contracts, thus bringing one closer together in the shade.


British Dictionary definitions for loges

loge

noun
  1. a small enclosure or box in a theatre or opera house
  2. the upper section in a theatre or cinema
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Word Origin

C18: French; see lodge
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