To lodge an information
Lodge Lodge, v. t. [OE. loggen, OF. logier, F. loger. See {Lodge}, n. ] 1. To give shelter or rest to; especially, to furnish a sleeping place for; to harbor; to shelter; hence, to receive; to hold. [1913 Webster]

Every house was proud to lodge a knight. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The memory can lodge a greater store of images than all the senses can present at one time. --Cheyne. [1913 Webster]

2. To drive to shelter; to track to covert. [1913 Webster]

The deer is lodged; I have tracked her to her covert. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

3. To deposit for keeping or preservation; as, the men lodged their arms in the arsenal. [1913 Webster]

4. To cause to stop or rest in; to implant. [1913 Webster]

He lodged an arrow in a tender breast. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

5. To lay down; to prostrate. [1913 Webster]

Though bladed corn be lodged, and trees blown down. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

6. To present or bring (information, a complaint) before a court or other authority; as, to lodge a complaint. [PJC]

{To lodge an information}, to enter a formal complaint. [1913 Webster]


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