• Lodge. Dakota
    Lodge. Dakota
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v lodge file a formal charge against "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
    • v lodge put, fix, force, or implant "lodge a bullet in the table","stick your thumb in the crack"
    • v lodge provide housing for "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
    • v lodge be a lodger; stay temporarily "Where are you lodging in Paris?"
    • n lodge a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
    • n lodge any of various Native American dwellings
    • n lodge a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter
    • n lodge small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener
    • n lodge 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"
    • n Lodge English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
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Lodge. Pai-Ute Lodge. Pai-Ute

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: George Crum invented potato chips in 1853 at the Moon Lake Lodge in Saratoga Springs, New York. Crum was part Indian, part black, a former guide in the Adirondacks.
    • Lodge A collection of objects lodged together. "The Maldives, a famous lodge of islands."
    • Lodge A den or cave.
    • Lodge 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.
    • Lodge A shed; a rude cabin; a hut; as, an Indian's lodge .
    • Lodge A shelter in which one may rest;
    • Lodge A small dwelling house, as for a gamekeeper or gatekeeper of an estate.
    • Lodge The chamber of an abbot, prior, or head of a college.
    • Lodge The meeting room of an association; hence, the regularly constituted body of members which meets there; as, a masonic lodge .
    • Lodge (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.
    • Lodge To cause to stop or rest in; to implant. "He lodged an arrow in a tender breast."
    • Lodge 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.
    • Lodge To deposit for keeping or preservation; as, the men lodged their arms in the arsenal.
    • Lodge To drive to shelter; to track to covert. "The deer is lodged ; I have tracked her to her covert."
    • Lodge To fall or lie down, as grass or grain, when overgrown or beaten down by the wind.
    • Lodge To give shelter or rest to; especially, to furnish a sleeping place for; to harbor; to shelter; hence, to receive; to hold. "Every house was proud to lodge a knight.""The memory can lodge a greater store of images than all the senses can present at one time."
    • Lodge To lay down; to prostrate. "Though bladed corn be lodged , and trees blown down."
    • Lodge To present or bring (information, a complaint) before a court or other authority; as, to lodge a complaint.
    • Lodge 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. "Stay and lodge by me this night.""Something holy lodges in that breast."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Curly Redwood Lodge is one of northern California’s most unique lodges. It was built from one curly redwood tree that produced 57,000 board feet of lumber. The tree - cut down in 1952 - was 18 feet 2 inches at the trunk. Curly redwood is unique because of the curly grain of the wood, unlike typical straight grained redwood.
    • n lodge A hut; a cottage; a house affording merely the simplest accommodations; a temporary habitation; with reference to the North American Indians, a hut constructed of poles and branches, skins, or rough boards.
    • n lodge A small house in a park, forest, or demesne; a gate-house; also, a small house or cottage connected with a larger house: as, a porter's lodge.
    • n lodge Any covered place of shelter, as a den or cave in which wild beasts lurk; in hunting, the shelter of the buck or doe.
    • n lodge The place in which a body of workmen were employed; a working-place or workshop, especially one of masons or builders.
    • n lodge A place of meeting for members of a secret society, as that of the Freemasons or the Odd Fellows; hence, a body of members of such a society meeting in one place, in either an individual or a representative capacity, in the latter case constituting a district or a grand lodge; also, among the Freemasons, a meeting, session, or convention of such a body.
    • n lodge A collection of similar objects situated close to one another.
    • n lodge In mining, the bottom of a shaft or of any other cavity where the water of the mine has an opportunity to collect, so that it may be pumped out. The word sump is much more commonly used in the United States.
    • lodge To furnish with a lodge or habitation, especially a temporary one; provide with a transient or temporary place of abode; harbor.
    • lodge To set, lay, place, or deposit, as in a place of rest, or for preservation or future action: as, to lodge money in a bank; to lodge a complaint in court.
    • lodge To find an abode for; assign a residence to; put in possession.
    • lodge To plant or implant; infix; fix or settle; place: as, to lodge an arrow in one's breast.
    • lodge To bring to a lodgment; beat down; lay flat: said especially of vegetation.
    • lodge To entrap, as in a place of lodgment.
    • lodge To have a lodge or an abode, especially a temporary one; be furnished with shelter and accommodation.
    • lodge To have an abiding-place; dwell; have a fixed position.
    • lodge To be deposited or fixed; settle: as, a seed lodged in a crevice of a rock.
    • lodge To be beaten down or laid flat, as grain.
    • n lodge In Cambridge, England, the residence of the head of a college.
    • n lodge In mining, a cabin at the pit-head for workmen.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lodge loj a small house in a park: a hut: the cottage of a gatekeeper: a retreat: a secret association, also the place of meeting
    • v.t Lodge to furnish with a temporary dwelling: place, deposit: to infix, to settle: to drive to covert: to lay flat, as grain
    • v.i Lodge to reside: to rest: to dwell for a time: to pass the night: to lie flat, as grain
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  • Samuel Butler
    “Such as take lodgings in a head that's to be let unfurnished.”
  • Seneca
    “If sensuality were happiness, beasts were happier than men; but human felicity is lodged in the soul, not in the flesh.”
  • William Cowper
    “Oh to have a lodge in some vast wilderness. Where rumors of oppression and deceit, of unsuccessful and successful wars may never reach me anymore.”
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “Since my earliest childhood a barb of sorrow has lodged in my heart. As long as it stays I am ironic -- if it is pulled out I shall die.”
  • James Madison
    “The essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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


In literature:

We lodged there as long as we were at Amsterdam.
"Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680" by Jasper Danckaerts
The day afterwards they arrived at Liverpool, where Alfred had provided lodgings.
"The Settlers in Canada" by Frederick Marryat
Now we have moved into a better street and have comfortable lodgings.
"A Girl of the Commune" by George Alfred Henty
He joined the Masonic Lodge of St. Andrew in 1764.
"Tea Leaves" by Various
I dreamed we were running, and we came to a lodge out of which came a young maiden.
"Thirty Indian Legends" by Margaret Bemister
Presently he saw Timmendiquas walk from a large lodge and stop by one of the fires.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The parents of Mul-tal-la remained in their own lodge.
"Deerfoot in The Mountains" by Edward S. Ellis
He's jest lost his lodge-keeper an' he is na close about payin' a mon fur what he does.
"That Lass O' Lowrie's" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
She gave me lodging fro' Setterday to Monday, and bade me see to 't that yo' had all things comfortable.
"It Might Have Been" by Emily Sarah Holt
Now he come to a lodge, a funny lodge, all made of stone.
"The Woman from Outside" by Hulbert Footner

In poetry:

No anither night to lodge here!
No a friend their cause to plead!
He ta'en on to be a sodger,
She wi' weans to beg her bread!
"Scotland's Scaith, Or, The History O' Will And Jean. Owre True A Tale. In Two Parts" by Hector MacNeill
But a brood of griefs pursued us,
Like evil birds of prey;
They lodged in the trees' tall branches,
They shadowed the cloudless day;
"The Postern Gate" by John Lawson Stoddard
I were proud o' my lodge an' my union,
An' proud o' my town an' my shire;
But all t' consans o' t' nation,
I left to t' parson an' t' squire.
"The New Englishman" by F W Moorman
That when sinne spies so many foes,
Thy whips, thy nails, thy wounds, thy woes,
All come to lodge there, sinne may say,
No room for me, and flie away.
"Good Friday" by George Herbert
How vast the treasure we possess!
How rich thy bounty, King of grace!
This world is ours, and worlds to come;
Earth is our lodge, and heav'n our home.
"Hymn 43 part 2" by Isaac Watts
So sweet her life there (in my thought has it seemed)
That quickly she drew me
To take her unto me,
And lodge her long years with me. Such have I dreamed.
"A Dream Or No" by Thomas Hardy

In news:

For visitors, these casual dwellings make for great, inexpensive lodging.
Inside the Silverton Casino Lodge.
Known in Crested Butte, Colo. As 'the bunker,' this home's 12-inch thick walls lined with mahogany make it part ski lodge, part fortress.
Like the revamped Sedona Community Plan, the Sedona Chamber of Commerce and the Sedona Lodging Council are working on their own plan focusing on tourism.
Start at The Elks Lodge on Prospect Street (behind Travelers Plaza) and then pass the gorgeous Hartford Times building.
The Norwich branch of the NAACP will host the 49th annual Freedom Fund Dinner at 6:30 pm on Oct 19 at the Bozrah Moose Lodge, 115 Fitchville Road, Bozrah.
Wiggs returns to the town of Avalon, N.Y. And the shores of picturesque Willow Lake with the fourth installment of her popular Lakeshore Chronicles (after The Winter Lodge ).
JENNIFER LYNN Tennar and David Charles Doty were united in marriage Aug 18, at Pine Lakes Lodge in Salesville, Ohio.
North Carolina Go climb a tree at the Earthshine Mountain Lodge.
Because this anti- elitist bias is lodged in our foundational DNA, it could.
Elks Lodge, Emblem Club donate dictionaries.
Crystal McClernon of Enchantment Pet Resort & Spa talks about the lodging, sitting, grooming and other services available.
Fine Lodging in Ephraim , Utah.
Alan Householder talks about ending his time as the llama wrangler for the LeConte Lodge on Mt LeConte in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Investigators say the woman was cleaning a room at the Econo Lodge on Gordon Boulevard in Woodbridge when a man walked in and grabbed her.

In science:

If the partition we are concerned with is between these two spin-1/2, then after the FM decimation, the partition is lodged inside a spin-1 site.
Entanglement entropy of the random spin-1 Heisenberg chain
The main complication in our calculation is the possibility of ferromagnetic decimation steps. A FM decimation renders our partition lodged inside a spin-1 site, which is also a domain wall.
Entanglement entropy of the random spin-1 Heisenberg chain
Let us now follow the decimation process from the point that the partition is lodged inside a spin-1.
Entanglement entropy of the random spin-1 Heisenberg chain
It is a time where electromagnetic theory as formulated by James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) was understood by only a small group of men, Lodge, FitzGerald and Heaviside, among others, that had the mathematical sophistication and imagination to grasp the meaning and take part in the great Maxwellian synthesis.
Simple circuit theory and the solution of two electricity problems from the Victorian Age
Additional priority documents have been lodged with the Australian Federal Government.
The Exact General Solution of Painlev\'e's Sixth Equation (PVI) and The Exact General Solution of the Navier Stokes Equations with Applications to Boundary Layer Problems