Lodgment

Lodg"ment

(?), n.
[Written also lodgement.]
[Cf. F. logement. See Lodge, v.] 1. The act of lodging, or the state of being lodged.
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Any particle which is of size enough to make a lodgment afterwards in the small arteries.
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2. A lodging place; a room. [Obs.]
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3. An accumulation or collection of something deposited in a place or remaining at rest.
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4. (Mil.) The occupation and holding of a position, as by a besieging party; an instrument thrown up in a captured position; as, to effect a lodgment.
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