1 English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940) [syn: Sir Oliver Lodge, Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge]
2 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, order]
3 small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener
4 a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter [syn: hunting lodge]
5 any of various native American dwellings [syn: indian lodge]
1 be a lodger; stay temporarily; "Where are you lodging in Paris?"
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 provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester" [syn: accommodate]
- Rhymes: -ɒdʒ
- Porter's rooms in the main entrance to a building.
- A group of freemasons, the smallest organizational structure of freemasons.
- A hotel or resort, usually in a rural area
- A building used for recreational use such as a hunting lodge or a summer cabin
- A country house
- A reservoir providing water for a Lancashire cotton mill (UK).
- A beaver's shelter constructed on a pond or lake.
- To be firmly fixed in a specified position.
- I've got some spinach lodged between my teeth.
- To pay rent to a landlord or landlady who lives in the same house.
- To supply with a room or place to sleep in for a time.
- To put money, jewellery, or other valuables for safety.
- To place (a statement, etc.) with the proper authorities (such as courts, etc.).
- Finnish: tehdä valitus, majailla, asua, majoittaa, tarttua, juuttua, jäädä muistiin
- French: demeurer °
- German: feststecken (1), beherbergen (3), unterbringen (3), hinterlegen (4), deponieren (4), einlegen (5), einreichen (5)
- Hungarian: beszorul (1), (lakbért) fizetni (2), szállást adni (3), (biztonságba) helyezni (4), (nyilatkozatot) adni (5)
- Italian: alloggiare °
- Spanish: alojar °, albergar
Lodge has several meanings, in most cases relating to a meeting or dwelling place. It is also a surname.
- The Lodge, the official residence of the Prime Minister of Australia
- Black lodge, traditionally a Masonic Lodge fallen into disrepute, but commonly perceived as a meeting place for neo-pagans who believe in black magic.
- Hunting lodge, a place to stay when hunting
- Masonic Lodge, meeting place of Freemasons.
- Ski lodge, a place to stay when skiing
- Beaver's lodge, a nest
- Home of Native Americans
- Hotel, especially with a rustic or wilderness theme, or situated outside a city
- Level of organisation in a fraternal group (i.e. Freemasonry)
- Luxury resorts, which is intimate of size, with a common area, and often also features a mountain or natural location
- A building on a typical British estate in which a family live who are responsible for opening and closing the gates and thereby controlling entry.
- Name used by Chi Psi Fraternity brothers for their house.
- Lodge (company), an American cookware manufacturer
- Alexander Lodge (1881-1938), British engineer
- Carron Angus Cyril Oliver Lodge (c.1883-1910), British figure and landscape painter
- Sir Edmund Lodge (1756-1839), British Officer of Arms and author
- Eleanor Constance Lodge (1869-1936), historian and Principal of Westfield College, London
- Francis Graham Lodge (1908-), British black-and-white artist
- George Edward Lodge (1860-1954), British birds artist
- John C. Lodge (1862–1950), mayor of Detroit, Michigan
- Henry Cabot Lodge (1850–1924), an early 20th century U.S. Senator
- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. (1902–1985), grandson, mid-20th century U.S. Senator
- David Lodge (author) (b. 1935), British author
- Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge (1851-1940), British physicist and writer involved in the development of the wireless telegraph
- Oliver W F Lodge (1878-1955), poet & author
- Sir Richard Lodge (1855-1936), historian
- Tom Lodge (born 1936), author and radio broadcaster
lodge in German: Loge
lodge in Spanish: Lodge
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