lodgment

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noun lodg·ment \ ˈläj-mənt \
variants: or lodgement

Definition of lodgment

1 a :a lodging place :shelter
b :accommodations, lodgings
  • found lodgment in the city
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 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

First Known Use of lodgment

1598


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