[lɒdʒ] or [lɑdʒ]


(noun.) any of various Native American dwellings.

(noun.) a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter.

(noun.) small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener.

(noun.) English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940).

(verb.) put, fix, force, or implant; 'lodge a bullet in the table'; 'stick your thumb in the crack'.

(verb.) provide housing for; 'We are lodging three foreign students this semester'.

(verb.) be a lodger; stay temporarily; 'Where are you lodging in Paris?'.

编辑:基蒂--From WordNet


(n.) A shelter in which one may rest; as: (a) A shed; a rude cabin; a hut; as, an Indian's lodge.

(n.) A small dwelling house, as for a gamekeeper or gatekeeper of an estate.

(n.) A den or cave.

(n.) The meeting room of an association; hence, the regularly constituted body of members which meets there; as, a masonic lodge.

(n.) The chamber of an abbot, prior, or head of a college.

(n.) 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.

(n.) A collection of objects lodged together.

(n.) 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.

(v. i.) 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.

(v. i.) To fall or lie down, as grass or grain, when overgrown or beaten down by the wind.

(v. i.) To come to a rest; to stop and remain; as, the bullet lodged in the bark of a tree.

(n.) To give shelter or rest to; especially, to furnish a sleeping place for; to harbor; to shelter; hence, to receive; to hold.

(n.) To drive to shelter; to track to covert.

(n.) To deposit for keeping or preservation; as, the men lodged their arms in the arsenal.

(n.) To cause to stop or rest in; to implant.

(n.) To lay down; to prostrate.



n. [1]. Cottage, cot, small house.[2]. Den, lair, haunt.[3]. Association (as of freemasons), secret society.[4]. Collection, group.

v. a. [1]. Place, put, deposit.[2]. Plant, infix, fix.[3]. Harbor, quarter, provide lodging for.[4]. Lay flat, beat down.

v. n. [1]. Inhabit (for a season), dwell, live, reside, abide.[2]. Sojourn, tarry, rest, STOP, take up one's quarters, pitch one's tent, put up, take lodgings, have lodgings.






n. 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. to furnish with a temporary dwelling: place deposit: to infix to settle: to drive to covert: to lay flat as grain.—v.i. to reside: to rest: to dwell for a time: to pass the night: to lie flat as grain.—ns. Lodg′er one who lodges or lives at board or in a hired room; Lodg′ing temporary habitation: a room or rooms hired in the house of another (often in pl.): harbour; Lodg′ing-house a house where lodgings are let a house other than a hotel where travellers lodge; Lodg′ment act of lodging or state of being lodged: accumulation of something that remains at rest: (mil.) the occupation of a position by a besieging party and the works thrown up to maintain it.—Lodger franchise a right to vote conferred on persons occupying lodgings.—Grand Lodge the principal lodge of Freemasons presided over by the Grand-master.





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