* manour (obsolete)
A landed estate.
The main house of such an estate or a similar residence; a mansion.
A district over which a feudal lord could exercise certain rights and privileges in medieval western Europe.
The lord's residence and seat of control in such a district.
(rft-sense) (UK, slang) Any home area or territory in which authority is exercised, often in a police or criminal context.
* 2006 , Eugene McLaughlin, The New Policing , page 23
(London, slang) One's neighbourhood.
* 2005 , July 5, Mark Oliver, "
- Dixon, who was finally promoted to sergeant in 1964, policed his 'Dock Green' manor until May 1976 and 'Evening, all' had become a national catchphrase.
Beckham kicks off last minute Olympics campaigning", The Guardian
- Beckham was asked what it would mean for the Olympics to be held in his old neighbourhood.
* 2012', July 30, Shekhar Bhatia, "
- "You mean my manor ?" Beckham replied, in fluent East End argot. "I'm obviously from the East End, so it would be incredible for me if it was held there. It could go down as one of the best games in history."
My East End '''manor is now as smart as Notting Hill", ''The Evening Standard
* 2012 , August 19, Robert Chalmers, "
Golden balls: West Ham United's co-owner reveals his cunning plan for the Olympic stadium", The Independent
- And, Gold adds, he can understand that West Ham's famously dedicated supporters, Londoners though they themselves mainly are, may mistrust businessmen "coming into the club and talking about loyalty. But this is my manor . I worked on Stratford Market, where the Olympic Stadium sits now. I remember the bomb falling on West Ham football ground and thinking: my God, they're coming after me. West Ham is my passion."
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.
A collection of objects lodged together.
* De Foe
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 Maldives, a famous lodge of islands
- 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.
To stay in a boarding-house, paying rent to the resident landlord or landlady.
- The bullet missed its target and lodged in the bark of a tree.
To stay in any place or shelter.
- The detective Sherlock Holmes lodged in Baker Street.
- Stay and lodge by me this night.
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.
- Something holy lodges in that breast.
- The heavy rain caused the wheat to lodge .