from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A gate where there is a lodge or house for the porter or gate-keeper.


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  • There is a fine avenue of a mile long leading to the house, and the woman at the lodge-gate (over the pillars of which are a serpent and a dove, the supporters of the Crawley arms), made us a number of curtsies as she flung open the old iron carved doors, which are something like those at odious

    Vanity Fair

  • The Countess Southdown kept on dropping per coach at the lodge-gate the most exciting tracts, tracts which ought to frighten the hair off your head.

    Vanity Fair

  • “There is that new lodge-gate,” said Pitt, pointing to it humbly with the bamboo cane, “I can no more pay for it before the dividends in January than I can fly.”

    Vanity Fair

  • The roadside was not muffled in a garment of dead leaves as it had been then, and the lodge-gate was not open as it always used to be.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • She refused our company, and would not even say whither she was bound until she had passed the lodge-gate.

    The Newcomes

  • As I looked out, I saw the not very distant lodge-gate open after a brief parley, and a lady on horseback, followed by a servant, rode rapidly up to the house.

    The Newcomes

  • T. Potts, Esq., of the Newcome Independent, used to say afterwards that the Baronet was in the direst terror of another meeting with Lord Highgate, and kept a policeman at the lodge-gate, and a second in the kitchen, to interpose in event of a collision.

    The Newcomes

  • Barnes near his own lodge-gate riding in the direction of Newcome, as we were ourselves returning to Rosebury.

    The Newcomes

  • Brough, whose name is good for millions — step out of my coach-and-four into this office, with four pounds nineteen, which I paid in to Mr. Roundhand as the price of half a share for the porter at my lodge-gate?

    The Great Hoggarty Diamond

  • Foker saw a running figure before him, but it was lost when he got to the lodge-gate.

    The History of Pendennis


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