• Lodging Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) Abiding place; harbor; cover.
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Lodge
- (n.) A place of rest, or of temporary habitation; esp., a sleeping apartment; -- often in the plural with a singular meaning.
- (n.) The act of one who, or that which, lodges.
• Lodge Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A shelter in which one may rest; as: (a) A shed; a rude cabin; a hut; as, an Indians lodge.
- (n.) A family of North American Indians, or the persons who usually occupy an Indian lodge, -- as a unit of enumeration, reckoned from four to six persons; as, the tribe consists of about two hundred lodges, that is, of about a thousand individuals.
- (n.) To drive to shelter; to track to covert.
- (n.) To deposit for keeping or preservation; as, the men lodged their arms in the arsenal.
- (v. i.) 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.
- (n.) To lay down; to prostrate.
- (n.) A den or cave.
- (n.) A collection of objects lodged together.
- (n.) To cause to stop or rest in; to implant.
- (n.) A small dwelling house, as for a gamekeeper or gatekeeper of an estate.
- (n.) The meeting room of an association; hence, the regularly constituted body of members which meets there; as, a masonic lodge.
- (v. i.) To come to a rest; to stop and remain; as, the bullet lodged in the bark of a tree.
- (v. i.) To fall or lie down, as grass or grain, when overgrown or beaten down by the wind.
- (n.) The chamber of an abbot, prior, or head of a college.
- (n.) To give shelter or rest to; especially, to furnish a sleeping place for; to harbor; to shelter; hence, to receive; to hold.
- (n.) The space at the mouth of a level next the shaft, widened to permit wagons to pass, or ore to be deposited for hoisting; -- called also platt.