Lodge


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lodge

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 and Canadian a central building in a resort, camp, or park
4. a large house or hotel
5. the dwelling place of certain animals, esp the dome-shaped den constructed by beavers
6. a hut or tent of certain North American Indian peoples

Lodge

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the official Canberra residence of the Australian Prime Minister

Lodge

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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

lodge

1. A small house in a park, forest, or domain; a temporary habitation; a hut.
2. The meeting place of a fraternal organization.
3. A porter’s or gatekeeper’s house at the entrance to the grounds of an estate.
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This speech not only made a strong impression, but created excitement in the lodge.
He was told that it would not, and without waiting for the usual formalities he left the lodge and went home.
Then in the name of Lodge 341, Vermissa, I welcome you to its privileges and debates.
One or two of his neighbours pulled up their sleeves and showed their own lodge marks.
Numberless were the warriors, who had sent presents to the lodge of her parents, but none of them were listened to until a messenger from the great Mahtoree had come.
At the moment, when Mahtoree and the trapper arrived at the opening of the lodge, the young Sioux wife was seated on a simple stool, turning her soft eyes, with looks that varied, like her emotions, with love and wonder, from the unconscious child to those rare beings, who had filled her youthful and uninstructed mind with so much admiration and astonishment.
Around the lodge were recesses for sleeping, like the berths on board ships, screened from view by curtains of dressed skins.
On entering the lodge the chief pointed to mats or cushions which had been placed around for the strangers, and on which they seated themselves, while he placed himself on a kind of stool.
At the same moment, the warriors glided in a body from the lodge, and the outer air was filled with loud shouts, that nearly drowned those awful sounds, which were still ringing beneath the arches of the woods.
The company soon retired, and now the worthy trapper found indeed that he had no green girl to deal with; for the knowing dame at once assumed the style and dignity of a trapper's wife: taking possession of the lodge as her undisputed empire, arranging everything according to her own taste and habitudes, and appearing as much at home and on as easy terms with the trapper as if they had been man and wife for years.
Mirabel waited a minute behind the lodge to recover himself.
All the way to Stone Lodge, as with grave indignation he led the two delinquents home, he repeated at intervals 'What would Mr.