Lodge, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lodged p. pr. & vb. n. Lodging ]
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.
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.
3. 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.
1. The act of one who, or that which, lodges.
2. A place of rest, or of temporary habitation; esp., a sleeping apartment; -- often in the plural with a singular meaning.
Wits take lodgings in the sound of Bow. --Pope.
3. Abiding place; harbor; cover.
Fair bosom . . . the lodging of delight. --Spenser.
Lodging house, a house where lodgings are provided and let.
Lodging room, a room in which a person lodges, esp. a hired room.
n 1: housing structures collectively; structures in which people
are housed [syn: housing, living accommodations]
2: the state or quality of being lodged or fixed even
temporarily; "the lodgment of the balloon in the tree"
[syn: lodgment, lodgement]
3: the act of lodging