lodgement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lodgement the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even temporarily "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"
    • n lodgement bringing a charge or accusation against someone
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lodgement See Lodgment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lodgement See lodgment.
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Usage

In literature:

Nils grew hot and cold in the same moment as this dreadful apprehension took lodgement in his mind.
"Boyhood in Norway" by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
As he neared the ground, the balsam, shaken from its lodgement, cracked and fell.
"The Ruling Passion" by Henry van Dyke
She rode out into an open space where a loose earth-slide denied lodgement to trees and grass.
"Moon-Face and Other Stories" by Jack London
Our knights and squires all lie dead within their lodgements.
"The Nibelungenlied" by Unknown
Whenever one of these driftings has found a lodgement, there has been planted a new sect.
"The Story of the Mormons From the Date of their Origin to the Year 1901" by William Alexander Linn
Within it the one he had thought of forthwith obtained her lodgement.
"The Amazing Marriage, Complete" by George Meredith
The possession of power, even when greatly restrained, is such a fiery stimulant, that its lodgement in human hands is always perilous.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
The possession of power, even when greatly restrained, is such a fiery stimulant, that its lodgement in human hands is always perilous.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
At the termination of the larval phase the lodgements are betrayed on the surface of the bean by so many shadowy circles.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
On the twenty-third the tenaille was stormed, and a lodgement made along the covered way.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
A whole story found lodgement there, a chapter at a time, torn from a paper-covered novel.
"Flamsted quarries" by Mary E. Waller
One found lodgement on a Miran ship, and crushed in a metal wall, to be stopped by a bulkhead.
"The Ultimate Weapon" by John Wood Campbell
Or, if they heard of it, the report found no special lodgement.
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
Some wholesome ideas had found lodgement in his brain, along with the Greek myths and synthetic philosophies.
"Hope Mills" by Amanda M. Douglas
Every effort to gain a lodgement in its neighborhood had signally failed.
"History of the Rise of the Huguenots" by Henry Baird
Was McLean the man "nearer her own years" who had already found a lodgement in her heart?
"'Laramie;'" by Charles King
Sentiment and sensibility have small lodgement in his soul.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 98, December, 1865" by Various
And so this modern Don Juan found lodgement in the home of these people.
"The Girl From Tim's Place" by Charles Clark Munn
One way or another a lodgement must be obtained among the tree-tops.
"Afloat in the Forest" by Mayne Reid
The palaces themselves were large enough to give an army lodgement.
"The Golden Hope" by Robert H. Fuller
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