lodge[ loj ]SEE DEFINITION OF lodge
Synonyms for lodge
- country house
- public house
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LODGE
By the little postboy, mamma; I met him at the porter's lodge.
We lodge a little out of the town, on the road to Cirencester.
A lady lived with him at the Lodge; but who she was, I do not know.
The centre of the lodge for its whole length was common to all who lived therein.
I have a brother whom I must lodge with, and for whose sake I wish to work.
Then the Delaware invited his guest to enter his own lodge, and share his morning meal.
Messengers were then despatched to his lodge requiring his presence.
They inquired for him at taverns; they sought him in farmhouses where he had been wont to lodge.
Was the girl who appeared at the gate of Hobbs' Lodge described to you?
Once more we must pay a visit to Mr. Ketch in his lodge, at his supper hour.
mid-13c. in surnames and place names; late 13c. as "small building or hut," from Old French loge "arbor, covered walk; hut, cabin, grandstand at a tournament," from Frankish *laubja "shelter" (cf. Old High German louba "porch, gallery," German Laube "bower, arbor"), from Proto-Germanic *laubja- "shelter," likely originally "shelter of foliage," or "roof made from bark," from root of leaf (n.).
"Hunter's cabin" sense is first recorded late 14c. Sense of "local branch of a society" is first recorded 1680s, from mid-14c. logge "workshop of masons." Also used of certain American Indian buildings, hence lodge-pole (1805). Feste of Logges (c.1400) was a Middle English rendition of the Old Testament Jewish Feast of Tabernacles.