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1literary A place in which a person or thing is located, deposited, or lodged.‘they found a lodgment for the hook in the crumbling parapet’
2The depositing of money in a particular bank, account, etc.
A temporary defensive work made on a captured part of an enemy's fortifications to secure a position and provide protection.
Late 16th century: from French logement ‘dwelling’, from Old French loge ‘arbor’ (see lodge).
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.