What is Lodge ?
Lodge is (noun) a small house at the gates of a large building If the lodge is as big as that, just imagine the size of the main house! (verb) 1. to rent a room in a house He lodges with Mrs Bishop in London Road. 2. to lodge a complaint against someone to make an official complaint about someone (formal.) They lodged a complaint with the local electricity company. to lodge something with someone to leave something with someone to look after for you They lodged all the documents with the solicitor. 3. to become stuck A piece of bread was lodged in her windpipe. The bullet was lodged in his spine.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level