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Dislodge


DISLODGE, verb transitive dislodj. [dis and lodge.]

1. To remove or drive from a lodge or place or rest; to drive from the place where a thing naturally rests or inhabits. Shells resting int he sea at a considerable depth, are not dislodged by storms.

2. To drive from a place of retirement or retreat; as, to dislodge a coney or a deer.

3. To drive from any place of rest or habitation, or from any station; as, to dislodge the enemy from their quarters, from a hill or wall.

4. To remove an army to other quarters.

DISLODGE, verb intransitive To go from a place of rest.