Definition of "lodge" [lodge]

  • A cottage or cabin, often rustic, used as a temporary abode or shelter: a ski lodge. (noun)
  • A small house on the grounds of an estate or a park, used by a caretaker or gatekeeper. (noun)
  • An inn. (noun)
  • Any of various Native American dwellings, such as a hogan, wigwam, or longhouse. (noun)
  • The group living in such a dwelling. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lodge" in a sentence
  • "Grouse Mountain lodge is where the Today show was televised during the Olympics and also a hangout for all the adventurous folk, it was open 24 hours a day during the Olympics."
  • "So, we ... go out for a walk and in front of the lodge is a watering hole ...."
  • "Lit by the flickering fire, the lodge is a dome shaped structure made of a skeleton of fastened willow branches covered by thick tarps."