Definition of lode
1 dialectal, England : waterway
2 : an ore deposit
3 : something that resembles a lode : an abundant store
Recent Examples of lode from the Web
That’s when Janice Regan and her grandson decided to beachcomb the sandy island, finding a mother lode of pristine shells.
And yet the stooges in movies like Zoolander come in handy as providers of an alternative mother lode of teachable moments.
Lodes credited his players for adjusting to him and each other, with several new players in from North.
MILES O’BRIEN: With a mother lode of unnatural consequences.
Those in search of transformative music have just hit the mother lode.
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LODE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lode for English Language Learners
: an amount of a mineral (such as gold or silver) that fills a crack or space in rock
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