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lodge

verb  us   /lɑdʒ/

lodge verb (BECOME FIXED)

[always + adv/prep] to become fixed or cause something to become fixed in a place or position: [I] A fish bone had lodged in her throat. [T] The explosion lodged some metal fragments in his leg.

lodge verb (MAKE)

[T] to formally make a complaint to an official: to lodge a complaint/protest

lodge verb (STAY)

[I always + adv/prep] to stay in a place temporarily, usually paying rent to do so: Mrs. Brown rents rooms – you can lodge with her for a few weeks.

lodge

noun [C]  us   /lɑdʒ/

lodge noun [C] (BUILDING)

a small building used by people during a particular sports season: a hunting lodge A lodge is also a type of hotel in the countryside or mountains.
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