"lodges" in the noun sense
1. Lodge, Sir Oliver Lodge, Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge
English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
2. club, social club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order
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"
small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener
4. lodge, hunting lodge
a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter
5. lodge, indian lodge
any of various Native American dwellings
6. hostel, hostelry, inn, lodge, auberge
a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
"lodges" in the verb sense
be a lodger stay temporarily
"Where are you lodging in Paris?"
2. lodge, wedge, stick, deposit
put, fix, force, or implant
"lodge a bullet in the table"
"stick your thumb in the crack"
3. charge, lodge, file
file a formal charge against
"The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
4. lodge, accommodate
provide housing for
"We are lodging three foreign students this semester"
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