To lodge an information, to enter a formal complaint.

(Lodge"a*ble) a. [Cf. F. logeable.]

1. That may be or can be lodged; as, so many persons are not lodgeable in this village.

2. Capable of affording lodging; fit for lodging in. [R.] " The lodgeable area of the earth." Jeffrey.

(Lodged) a. (Her.) Lying down; — used of beasts of the chase, as couchant is of beasts of prey.

(Lodge"ment) n. See Lodgment.

(Lodg"er) n. One who, or that which, lodges; one who occupies a hired room in another's house.

(Lodg"ing), n.

1. The act of one who, or that which, lodges.

2. A place of rest, or of temporary habitation; esp., a sleeping apartment; — often in the plural with a singular meaning. Gower.

Wits take lodgings in the sound of Bow.

3. Abiding place; harbor; cover.

Fair bosom . . . the lodging of delight.

Lodging house, a house where lodgings are provided and let.Lodging room, a room in which a person lodges, esp. a hired room.

(Lodg"ment) n. [Written also lodgement.] [Cf. F. logement. See Lodge, v.]

1. The act of lodging, or the state of being lodged.

Any particle which is of size enough to make a lodgment afterwards in the small arteries.

2. A lodging place; a room. [Obs.]

3. An accumulation or collection of something deposited in a place or remaining at rest.

4. (Mil.) The occupation and holding of a position, as by a besieging party; an instrument thrown up in a captured position; as, to effect a lodgment.

(Lod"i*cule) n. [L. lodicula. dim, of lodix, lodicis, a coverlet: cf. F. lodicule.] (Bot.) One of the two or three delicate membranous scales which are next to the stamens in grasses.

(Loel"ling*ite) n. [So called from Lölling, in Austria.] (Min.) A tin-white arsenide of iron, isomorphous with arsenopyrite.

(Loess) n. [G. löss.] (Geol.) A quaternary deposit, usually consisting of a fine yellowish earth, on the banks of the Rhine and other large rivers.

5. To lay down; to prostrate.

Though bladed corn be lodged, and trees blown down.

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