Definitions of lodge

  1. To reside for a time; to settle; to lie flat, as grain. See Lobby.
  2. To furnish with a temporary dwelling; deposit; settle; place; as, to lodge information against.
  3. To furnish with a temporary dwelling: to infix, to settle: to drive to covert: to lay flat, as grain.
  4. To give shelter to; place; lay flat, as grain.
  5. To furnish with or have lodging.
  6. To implant; infix, as an arrow.
  7. To beat down, or be beaten down, as grain.
  8. 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.
  9. To fall or lie down, as grass or grain, when overgrown or beaten down by the wind.
  10. To come to a rest; to stop and remain; as, the bullet lodged in the bark of a tree.
  11. To live in for a time; to live in a hired room or rooms; be deposited or fixed; as, seeds often lodge in strange places.
  12. To reside: to rest: to dwell for a time ( B., to pass the night): to lie flat, as grain.
  13. To reside; find a resting- place.
  14. file a formal charge against; " The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
  15. be a lodger; stay temporarily; " Where are you lodging in Paris?"
  16. To deposit temporarily; to provide with a temporary habitation; to harbour; to plant; to infix or settle; to beat down, as grain.
  17. To lay or deposit for safe keeping; to plant; to fix or settle in the mind; to furnish with a temporary dwelling; to reside.
  18. Lodging.
  19. a small ( rustic) house used as a temporary shelter
  20. ( British) small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener
  21. English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy ( 1851- 1940)
  22. small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener
  23. A shelter in which one may rest; as: ( a) A shed; a rude cabin; a hut; as, an Indian's lodge.
  24. A small dwelling house, as for a gamekeeper or gatekeeper of an estate.
  25. A den or cave.
  26. The meeting room of an association; hence, the regularly constituted body of members which meets there; as, a masonic lodge.
  27. The chamber of an abbot, prior, or head of a college.
  28. A collection of objects lodged together.
  29. To give shelter or rest to; especially, to furnish a sleeping place for; to harbor; to shelter; hence, to receive; to hold.
  30. To drive to shelter; to track to covert.
  31. To deposit for keeping or preservation; as, the men lodged their arms in the arsenal.
  32. To cause to stop or rest in; to implant.
  33. To lay down; to prostrate.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. A small house in a park; gatekeeper's cottage; place where members of an association meet, especially Freemasons; the members themselves.
  37. A small house in a park ( B., a hut): the cottage of a gatekeeper: a retreat: a secret association, also the place of meeting.
  38. A small house; a cabin; a local subdivision, as of a society.
  39. Lodger.
  40. A small house in a park; a temporary habitation; a hut or cot; a gate- keeper's cottage; a den; a wild beast's retreat; a secret local association, specially of freemasons; the place where they meet.
  41. A small house or cottage at the entrance to the park of a mansion- house; a meeting or club of freemasons.