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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Loge, n. [ME. loge (a 1300), logge (1290), loigge (c 1450). OF. loge, loige, arbour, summerhouse, hut, tent, med.L. logia id. Cf. also Lodge and (the principal Sc. form) Luge.] A temporary dwelling, a hut or tent. — 1375 Barb. xix. 653 (E).
A litill loge [C. luge] tharby he [a fisherman] maid, And thar within a bed he haid And a litill fyr alsua
Ib. 660.
Towart his loge [C. luge] agayn he yeid, And with licht of the litill fyr That in the luge [sic] was brynnand schyr [etc.]
1494 Loutfut MS. 44 a.
And all that wald cum man compere in logez ordanit to thame ii dais befor the tournoy
Ib. 45 a.
The herrauldis suld ryd throu the tovne criand before thar logis, Aux lache, knychtis and squyaris

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