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Dictionary definition for: Lodge

1. (n) English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)

2. (v) be a lodger; stay temporarily; "Where are you lodging in Paris?"

3. (n) a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club" "they formed a small lunch society" "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"

4. (v) fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"

5. (n) small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener

6. (v) file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"

7. (n) a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter

8. (v) provide housing for; "We are lodging three foreign students this semester"

9. (n) any of various native American dwellings

10. (n) a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers

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