Lodging
Lodge Lodge, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lodged} (l[o^]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lodging} (l[o^]j"[i^]ng).] 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. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Stay and lodge by me this night. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Something holy lodges in that breast. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To fall or lie down, as grass or grain, when overgrown or beaten down by the wind. --Mortimer. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]


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  • lodging — UK [ˈlɒdʒɪŋ] / US [ˈlɑdʒɪŋ] noun [uncountable] Word forms lodging : singular lodging plural lodgings a) a place that you pay to live in temporarily, for example when you are visiting an area board and lodging (= meals and a room): She did all the …   English dictionary

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