- (noun) English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940);
- (noun) a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
- (verb) fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"
- (noun) small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener;
- (verb) file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
- (noun) a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter;
- (verb) provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
- (noun) any of various native American dwellings;
- (noun) a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers;
- (n.) A shelter in which one may rest; as: (a) A shed; a rude
cabin; a hut; as, an Indian's lodge.
- (n.) A small dwelling house, as for a gamekeeper or gatekeeper of
- (n.) A den or cave.
- (n.) The meeting room of an association; hence, the regularly
constituted body of members which meets there; as, a masonic lodge.
- (n.) The chamber of an abbot, prior, or head of a college.
- (n.) The space at the mouth of a level next the shaft, widened to
permit wagons to pass, or ore to be deposited for hoisting; -- called
- (n.) A collection of objects lodged together.
- (n.) A family of North American Indians, or the persons who
usually occupy an Indian lodge, -- as a unit of enumeration, reckoned
from four to six persons; as, the tribe consists of about two hundred
lodges, that is, of about a thousand individuals.
- (v. i.) To rest or remain a lodge house, or other shelter; to
rest; to stay; to abide; esp., to sleep at night; as, to lodge in York
- (v. i.) To fall or lie down, as grass or grain, when overgrown or
beaten down by the wind.
- (v. i.) To come to a rest; to stop and remain; as, the bullet
lodged in the bark of a tree.
- (n.) To give shelter or rest to; especially, to furnish a
sleeping place for; to harbor; to shelter; hence, to receive; to hold.
- (n.) To drive to shelter; to track to covert.
- (n.) To deposit for keeping or preservation; as, the men lodged
their arms in the arsenal.
- (n.) To cause to stop or rest in; to implant.
- (n.) To lay down; to prostrate.
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