Oliver j. lodge


Henry Cabot, 1850–1924, U.S. public servant and author: senator 1893–1924.
his grandson, Henry Cabot, Jr. 1902–85, U.S. journalist, statesman, and diplomat.
Sir Oliver Joseph, 1851–1940, English physicist and writer.
Thomas, 1558?–1625, English poet and dramatist.
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lodge (lɒdʒ)
1.  chiefly (Brit) a small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion, usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener
2.  a house or cabin used occasionally, as for some seasonal activity
3.  (US), (Canadian) a central building in a resort, camp, or park
4.  (capital when part of a name) a large house or hotel
5.  a room for the use of porters in a university, college, etc
6.  a local branch or chapter of certain societies
7.  the building used as the meeting place of such a society
8.  the dwelling place of certain animals, esp the dome-shaped den constructed by beavers
9.  a hut or tent of certain North American Indian peoples
10.  (at Cambridge University) the residence of the head of a college
vb (often foll by in)
11.  to provide or be provided with accommodation or shelter, esp rented accommodation
12.  to live temporarily, esp in rented accommodation
13.  to implant, embed, or fix or be implanted, embedded, or fixed
14.  (tr) to deposit or leave for safety, storage, etc
15.  (tr) to bring (a charge or accusation) against someone
16.  (tr; often foll by in or with) to place (authority, power, etc) in the control (of someone)
17.  archaic to exist or be present (in)
18.  (tr) (of wind, rain, etc) to beat down (crops)
[C15: from Old French loge, perhaps from Old High German louba porch]

Lodge2 (lɒdʒ)
the Lodge the official Canberra residence of the Australian Prime Minister

Lodge1 (lɒdʒ)
1.  David (John). born 1935, British novelist and critic. His books include Changing Places (1975), Small World (1984), Nice Work (1988), Therapy (1995), and Thinks... (2001)
2.  Sir Oliver (Joseph). 1851--1940, British physicist, who made important contributions to electromagnetism, radio reception, and attempted to detect the ether. He also studied allegedly psychic phenomena
3.  Thomas. ?1558--1625, English writer. His romance Rosalynde (1590) supplied the plot for Shakespeare's As You Like It

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Word Origin & History

early 13c., from O.Fr. loge "arbor, covered walk" (Mod.Fr. "hut, cabin, lodge box at a theater"), from Frankish *laubja "shelter" (cognate with O.H.G. louba "porch, gallery," Ger. Laube "bower, arbor"), likely originally "shelter of foliage," from the root of leaf. "Hunter's
cabin" sense is first recorded mid-15c. Sense of "local branch of a society" is first recorded 1680s, from 14c. logge "workshop of masons." The verb is early 13c., "to stay in a lodge, to put someone up in a lodge," from O.Fr. logier, from loge. Sense of "to get a thing in the intended place, to make something stick" is from 1610s.
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Bible Dictionary

Lodge definition

a shed for a watchman in a garden (Isa. 1:8). The Hebrew name _melunah_ is rendered "cottage" (q.v.) in Isa. 24:20. It also denotes a hammock or hanging-bed.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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