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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lodg·ing, n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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