Longe vs Lodge - What's the difference?

longe | lodge |

As verbs the difference between longe and lodge

is that longe is while lodge is to be firmly fixed in a specified position.

As a noun lodge is

a building for recreational use such as a hunting lodge or a summer cabin.




Alternative forms

* lunge (UK)


  • (US) To work a horse in a circle at the end of a long line or rope.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A long rope or flat web line, more commonly referred to as a longe line, approximately 20-30 feet long, attached to the bridle, longeing cavesson, or halter of a horse and is used to control the animal while longeing.
  • (obsolete) A lunge; a thrust.
  • (Smollett)
  • The training ground for a horse.
  • (Farrow)


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    (en noun)
  • A building for recreational use such as a hunting lodge or a summer cabin.
  • Porter's]] or [[caretaker, caretaker's rooms at or near the main entrance to a building or an estate.
  • A local chapter of some fraternities]], such as [[freemason, freemasons.
  • (US) A local chapter of a trade union.
  • A rural hotel or resort, an inn.
  • A beaver's shelter constructed on a pond or lake.
  • A den or cave.
  • The chamber of an abbot, prior, or head of a college.
  • (mining) The space at the mouth of a level next to the shaft, widened to permit wagons to pass, or ore to be deposited for hoisting; called also platt.
  • (Raymond)
  • A collection of objects lodged together.
  • * De Foe
  • the Maldives, a famous lodge of islands
  • A family of Native Americans, or the persons who usually occupy an Indian lodge; as a unit of enumeration, reckoned from four to six persons.
  • The tribe consists of about two hundred lodges , that is, of about a thousand individuals.


  • To be firmly fixed in a specified position.
  • I've got some spinach lodged between my teeth.
    The bullet missed its target and lodged in the bark of a tree.
  • To stay in a boarding-house, paying rent to the resident landlord or landlady.
  • The detective Sherlock Holmes lodged in Baker Street.
  • To stay in any place or shelter.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Stay and lodge by me this night.
  • * Milton
  • Something holy lodges in that breast.
  • To supply with a room or place to sleep in for a time.
  • To put money, jewellery, or other valuables for safety.
  • To place (a statement, etc.) with the proper authorities (such as courts, etc.).
  • To become flattened, as grass or grain, when overgrown or beaten down by the wind.
  • The heavy rain caused the wheat to lodge .

    Derived terms

    * lodger * lodging * lodgement