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  6  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lodge  \Lodge\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lodged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  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. 
  Stay  and  lodge  by  me  this  night.  --Shak. 
  Something  holy  lodges  in  that  breast.  --Milton. 
  2.  To  fall  or  lie  down  as  grass  or  grain,  when  overgrown  or 
  beaten  down  by  the  wind.  --Mortimer. 
  3.  To  come  to  a  rest;  to  stop  and  remain;  as  the  bullet 
  lodged  in  the  bark  of  a  tree. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lodge  \Lodge\,  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. 
  Their  lodges  and  their  tentis  up  they  gan  bigge 
  [to  build].  --Robert  of 
  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. 
  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. 
  3.  A  collection  of  objects  lodged  together. 
  The  Maldives,  a  famous  lodge  of  islands.  --De  Foe. 
  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. 
  {Lodge  gate},  a  park  gate,  or  entrance  gate,  near  the  lodge. 
  See  {Lodge},  n.,  1 
  b  . 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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 
  Every  house  was  proud  to  lodge  a  knight.  --Dryden. 
  The  memory  can  lodge  a  greater  stone  of  images  that 
  all  the  senses  can  present  at  one  time.  --Cheyne. 
  2.  To  drive  to  shelter;  to  track  to  covert. 
  The  deer  is  lodged;  I  have  tracked  her  to  her 
  covert.  --Addison. 
  3.  To  deposit  for  keeping  or  preservation;  as  the  men  lodged 
  their  arms  in  the  arsenal. 
  4.  To  cause  to  stop  or  rest  in  to  implant. 
  He  lodged  an  arrow  in  a  tender  breast.  --Addison. 
  5.  To  lay  down  to  prostrate. 
  Though  bladed  corn  be  lodged,  and  trees  blown  down 
  {To  lodge  an  information},  to  enter  a  formal  complaint. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  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"  [syn:  {club},  {society},  {guild},  {gild}, 
  2:  a  small  (rustic)  house  used  as  a  temporary  shelter  [syn:  {hunting 
  3:  any  of  various  native  American  dwellings  [syn:  {indian  lodge}] 
  4:  a  hotel  for  travelers  [syn:  {hostel},  {hostelry},  {inn}] 
  v  1:  be  a  lodger;  stay  temporarily;  "Where  are  you  lodging  in 
  2:  fix,  force,  or  implant;  "lodge  a  bullet  in  the  table"  [syn: 
  {wedge},  {stick},  {deposit}]  [ant:  {dislodge}] 
  3:  file  a  formal  charge  against;  "The  suspect  was  charged  with 
  murdering  his  wife"  [syn:  {charge},  {file}] 
  4:  house  temporarily,  as  a  guest  [syn:  {accommodate}] 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  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):  29082 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  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. 

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