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. Paley.

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.

 

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