Lodgment Lodg"ment, n. [Written also {lodgement}.] [Cf. F. logement. See {Lodge}, v.] 1. The act of lodging, or the state of being lodged. [1913 Webster]

Any particle which is of size enough to make a lodgment afterwards in the small arteries. --Paley. [1913 Webster]

2. A lodging place; a room. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

3. An accumulation or collection of something deposited in a place or remaining at rest. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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