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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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Instead of being thrown into a greater passion by these remarks, the lodger lapsed into a broad grin and looked at Mr Swiveller with twinkling eyes.
The lodger, in the testiness of being so rudely roused, had pushed his nightcap very much on one side of his bald head.
Coming up presently to the front room on the ground floor she took up some sewing, waiting for her lodgers to ring that she might take away the breakfast, which she meant to do herself, to discover what was the matter if possible.
A man she knew, one of the workmen employed at an adjoining villa, was passing by, and she begged him to come in and go upstairs with her; she feared something had happened to one of her lodgers. The workman assented, and followed her to the landing.
Yet it was not so very long ago that Bella had been fluttered by the discovery that this same Secretary and lodger seem to like her.
A lodger, a young married woman with no self respect, an' a prizefighter for a husband--what else would they fight about?"
They passed through the narrow passage in the front of the house until they came to the lodger's door at the back, and there Dr Hood, with the trick of an old detective, put his shoulder sharply to the panel and burst in the door.
Than that he was my lodger for a year and a half and lived--or didn't live--by law-writing, I know no more of him."
Katerina Ivanovna was irritated too by the fact that hardly any of the lodgers invited had come to the funeral, except the Pole who had just managed to run into the cemetery, while to the memorial dinner the poorest and most insignificant of them had turned up, the wretched creatures, many of them not quite sober.
"Why, where are you going to squeeze lodgers in here?
A good proportion of my lodgers is connected with the theatres.
Mr Verloc showed himself the most generous of lodgers. But altogether all that did not amount to much either in the way of gain or prospects; so that when Winnie announced her engagement to Mr Verloc her mother could not help wondering, with a sigh and a glance towards the scullery, what would become of poor Stephen now.