lode

noun \ ˈlōd \

Definition of lode

1 dialectal, England : waterway
2 : an ore deposit
3 : something that resembles a lode : an abundant store

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Origin and Etymology of lode

Middle English, from Old English lād course, support; akin to Old English līthan to go — more at lead

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LODE Defined for English Language Learners

lode

noun

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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