1. English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940);
[syn: Lodge, Sir Oliver Lodge, Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge]
2. a formal association of people with similar interests;
- Example: "he joined a golf club"
- Example: "they formed a small lunch society"
- Example: "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
[syn: club, social club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order]
3. small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener;
4. a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter;
[syn: lodge, hunting lodge]
5. any of various Native American dwellings;
[syn: lodge, indian lodge]
6. a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers;
[syn: hostel, hostelry, inn, lodge, auberge]
1. be a lodger; stay temporarily;
- Example: "Where are you lodging in Paris?"
2. put, fix, force, or implant;
- Example: "lodge a bullet in the table"
- Example: "stick your thumb in the crack"
[syn: lodge, wedge, stick, deposit]
3. file a formal charge against;
- Example: "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
[syn: charge, lodge, file]
4. provide housing for;
- Example: "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
[syn: lodge, accommodate]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Lodge \Lodge\ (l[o^]j), n. [OE. loge, logge, F. loge, LL. laubia porch, gallery, fr. OHG. louba, G. laube, arbor, bower, fr. lab foliage. See Leaf, and cf. Lobby, Loggia.] 1. A shelter in which one may rest; as: (a) A shed; a rude cabin; a hut; as, an Indian's lodge. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Their lodges and their tentis up they gan bigge [to build]. --Robert of Brunne. [1913 Webster] O for a lodge in some vast wilderness! --Cowper. (b) A small dwelling house, as for a gamekeeper or gatekeeper of an estate. --Shak. (c) A den or cave. (d) The meeting room of an association; hence, the regularly constituted body of members which meets there; as, a masonic lodge. (c) The chamber of an abbot, prior, or head of a college. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) 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 also platt. --Raymond. [1913 Webster] 3. A collection of objects lodged together. [1913 Webster] The Maldives, a famous lodge of islands. --De Foe. [1913 Webster] 4. 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. [1913 Webster] Lodge gate, a park gate, or entrance gate, near the lodge. See Lodge, n., 1 (b) . [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Lodge \Lodge\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lodged (l[o^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. Lodging (l[o^]j"[i^]ng).] 1. 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 Street. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Stay and lodge by me this night. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Something holy lodges in that breast. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To fall or lie down, as grass or grain, when overgrown or beaten down by the wind. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster] 3. To come to a rest; to stop and remain; to become stuck or caught; as, the bullet lodged in the bark of a tree; a piece of meat lodged in his throat. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Lodge \Lodge\, v. t. [OE. loggen, OF. logier, F. loger. See Lodge, n. ] 1. To give shelter or rest to; especially, to furnish a sleeping place for; to harbor; to shelter; hence, to receive; to hold. [1913 Webster] Every house was proud to lodge a knight. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The memory can lodge a greater store of images than all the senses can present at one time. --Cheyne. [1913 Webster] 2. To drive to shelter; to track to covert. [1913 Webster] The deer is lodged; I have tracked her to her covert. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. To deposit for keeping or preservation; as, the men lodged their arms in the arsenal. [1913 Webster] 4. To cause to stop or rest in; to implant. [1913 Webster] He lodged an arrow in a tender breast. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 5. To lay down; to prostrate. [1913 Webster] Though bladed corn be lodged, and trees blown down. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. To present or bring (information, a complaint) before a court or other authority; as, to lodge a complaint. [PJC] To lodge an information, to enter a formal complaint. [1913 Webster]Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:
Lodge a shed for a watchman in a garden (Isa. 1:8). The Hebrew name _melunah_ is rendered "cottage" (q.v.) in Isa. 24:20. It also denotes a hammock or hanging-bed.U.S. Gazetteer (1990):
Lodge, SC (town, FIPS 42280) Location: 33.06752 N, 80.95456 W Population (1990): 147 (69 housing units) Area: 8.1 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 29082Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
199 Moby Thesaurus words for "lodge": Dymaxion house, White House, abide, accept, accommodate, admit, adobe house, affiliate, arm, bank, bed, berth, bestow, billet, blockhouse, board, box, branch, branch office, bring forward, building, bundle away, bungalow, bunk, burrow, cabin, caboose, cache, camp, casa, catch, cave, chalet, chapter, cliff dwelling, coffer, cohabit, confirm, consulate, contain, cot, cote, cottage, couch, country house, country seat, covert, dacha, deanery, deep-dye, define, den, deposit, division, domicile, domiciliate, doss down, dwell, dwelling house, earth, edifice, embassy, embed, engraft, engrave, enter, entertain, entrench, erection, establish, etch, fabric, farm, farmhouse, file, fix, form, found, furnish accommodations, gatehouse, ground, hall, hang out, harbor, hold, hole, hospice, hostel, hostelry, house, houseboat, hut, hutch, impact, implant, impress, imprint, infix, ingrain, inhabit, inn, inscribe, jam, lair, lake dwelling, lay, lay away, lay down, lay in, lay in store, live, living machine, local, log cabin, love nest, manor house, manse, mew, nest, occupy, offshoot, organ, pack, pack away, parsonage, penthouse, perch, pied-a-terre, plant, post, prefabricated house, presidential palace, print, public house, put away, put down, put up, quarter, ranch house, receive, record, rectory, register, remain, repose, reposit, reservoir, reside, rest, roadhouse, roof, room, roost, root, run, salt away, salt down, seat, set, set down, set forth, set in, set out, settle, shack, shanty, shelter, skyscraper, snuggery, sod house, split-level, squat, stable, stamp, stash, stay, stereotype, stick, stick fast, stop, store, store away, stow, stow away, stow down, strike root, structure, submit, take, take in, take root, tavern, tenant, town house, tunnel, vicarage, warehouse, wedge, wing