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Loge, v. Also: loige. [ME. logge(n (Ancren R.), loge, (north.) loyge (15th c.), OF. logier f. Loge n. Cf. Lodge and Luge.]

1. intr., reflex. and passive. To encamp, pitch one's camp, be encamped. = Luge v. 1.(1) 1375 Barb. ix. 204, 207 (E).
Till Auld Meldrum thai yeid the way, And thar with thair men logit thai, … Thai logyt thaim all thar that nycht
Ib. xi. 138.
To Berwik ar [thai] cummyn ilkane And sum tharin has innys tane, And sum logyt with owt the townys In tentis and in pailyownys
(2) 1375 Barb. ii. 304, 7.
In the woud thaim logyt thai … And the lave sone wnarmyt war And skalyt to loge thaim her & thar
Ib. xix. 478 (E).
And the bataillis off Inglis men … to thair herbery Thai went and logit thaim in hy
1456 Hay I. 152/7.
Gif a capitane pas with his folk … and logis him in a village
(3) 1375 Barb. vii. 516 (E).
In a wod ner by Glentruele quhar logyt wes the King

2. a. tr. To provide with accommodation or lodgings, also absol. b. intr. To have lodgings with another; also, to reside, have one's (permanent) abode. 1560 Edinb. B. Rec. III. 80.
That na inhabitane … hostler nor vther, loge fortife sustene or menteine thaim
1581 Nugae Scoticae 36.
I heve nocht silver … to pay my oest thait I loige vithe
1617 Misc. Abbotsf. C. 301.
The gentillmen logies thrie stories hight
1666-7 Blakhall Narr. 79.
The officher answered … that the night befor they had loged in the place of Drumme, which I knew was false, for the Laird of Drumme was not a man to loge such rangelle in his house
absol. 1587 Carmichael Etym. 19.
Hospes, that logeth or is loged

3. fig., passive. To be established or fixed in (a person's mind or heart). 1563-1570 Buch. Wr. 32.
Of quhilk the memory is logit in bayth Scottis and Inglismenis hartis

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