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.
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Every house was proud to lodge a knight.
Dryden.
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The memory can lodge a greater store of images than all the senses can present at one time.
Cheyne.
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2. To drive to shelter; to track to covert.
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The deer is lodged; I have tracked her to her covert.
Addison.
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3. To deposit for keeping or preservation; as, the men lodged their arms in the arsenal.
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4. To cause to stop or rest in; to implant.
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He lodged an arrow in a tender breast.
Addison.
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5. To lay down; to prostrate.
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Though bladed corn be lodged, and trees blown down.
Shak.
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6. To present or bring (information, a complaint) before a court or other authority; as, to lodge a complaint.
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To lodge an information, to enter a formal complaint.
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