Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Lodg"ment (?), n. [Written also lodgement.] [Cf. F. logement. See Lodge, v.]
1. The act of lodging, or the state of being lodged.
Any particle which is of size enough to make a lodgment afterwards in the small arteries.
2. A lodging place; a room. [Obs.]
3. An accumulation or collection of something deposited in a place or remaining at rest.
4. (Mil.) The occupation and holding of a position, as by a besieging party; an instrument thrown up in a captured position; as, to effect a lodgment.