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Definition of "lodged" []

  • A small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion, usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener (noun)
  • A house or cabin used occasionally, as for some seasonal activity (noun)
  • A central building in a resort, camp, or park (noun)
  • A large house or hotel (noun)
  • A room for the use of porters in a university, college, etc (noun)
  • A local branch or chapter of certain societies (noun)
  • The building used as the meeting place of such a society (noun)
  • The dwelling place of certain animals, esp the dome-shaped den constructed by beavers (noun)
  • A hut or tent of certain North American Indian peoples (noun)
  • (at Cambridge University) the residence of the head of a college (noun)
  • To provide or be provided with accommodation or shelter, esp rented accommodation (verb)
  • To live temporarily, esp in rented accommodation (verb)
  • To implant, embed, or fix or be implanted, embedded, or fixed (verb)
  • To deposit or leave for safety, storage, etc (verb)
  • To bring (a charge or accusation) against someone (verb)
  • To place (authority, power, etc) in the control (of someone) (verb)
  • To exist or be present (in) (verb)
  • (of wind, rain, etc) to beat down (crops) (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of lodge. (verb)

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  • Lying down; used of beasts of the chase, as couchant is used of beasts of prey. (adjective)

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Use "lodged" in a sentence
  • "Katie still bears the scars of the day she was shot at close range by Wayne McDonald and pellets from his gun remain lodged in her leg."
  • "Pakistani officials said Thursday that they had again lodged complaints with U.S. officials."
  • "I think I have an actual piece of crispy pork skin lodged in my aorta, but it was worth it."