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lodgment

noun lodg·ment \ˈläj-mənt\

Definition of lodgment

  1. 1 a :  a lodging place :  shelter b :  accommodations, lodgings <found lodgment in the city>

  2. 2 a :  the act, fact, or manner of lodging <a hut for temporary lodgment of cattlemen> b :  a placing, depositing, or coming to rest

  3. 3 a :  an accumulation or collection deposited in a place or remaining at rest b :  a place of rest or deposit



Examples of lodgment in a sentence

  1. <the lodgment of a week's worth of newspapers in the doorway was a telltale sign that the family was away>

  2. <dismayed at the shabby lodgments that were the only option of cross-country travelers at the time>



1598

First Known Use of lodgment

1598

Variants of lodgment

or lodgement play \ˈläj-mənt\

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