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  • v. live (in a certain place)


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  • I suspect not many, and those either a generalised composite of experiences or striking events that lodge in the mind like boulders in a stream.

    Locked Rooms

  • Meanwhile, the friends of both wife and husband were delighted with their success; and, till the new house in the Barbican should be ready, young Mrs. Milton went to lodge in the house of the Widow Webber, Christopher Milton's mother-in-law, near St. Clement's Church in the St.and.

    The Life of John Milton

  • I lodge in Oberdoebling, on the left side of the street, No. 4, going down the hill towards Heiligenstadt.

    Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Vol. 1 of 2

  • When I went to lodge in the Rue Neuve des Petits Champs, opposite to my windows at the Hotel de Ponchartrain, there was a sun-dial, on which for a whole month I used all my efforts to teach her to know the hours; yet, she scarcely knows them at present.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • They stay inside the tissues of living creatures, often bioaccumulating, which means they lodge in fat cells and get passed up the food chain at ever-increasing concentrations.


  • It reminded him of a ski lodge in Colorado they had once stayed in; he kept expecting pink-faced strangers to walk in and dust snow off their shoulders.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • Beverly felt a gobbet of outrage lodge in her throat.

    Death in Winter

  • My Brother invites us to come to Rome for the winter; my poor sick Wife might perhaps profit by it; as for me, Natty Leatherstocking's lodge in the Western Wood, I think, were welcomer still.

    The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol. I

  • And he remembered the other school beside the police station: Carne High School; a little tawdry place like a porter's lodge in an empty graveyard, as detached from the tones of Carne as its brick and flint from the saffron battlements of School Hall.

    A Murder of Quality

  • She felt a chunk of unchewed carrot slide down the back of her tongue and lodge in her windpipe.



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