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loadstar


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loadstar  \Load"star`\,  Lodestar  \Lode"star`\,  n.  [Load,  lode  + 
  star.  See  {Lode}.] 
  A  star  that  leads;  a  guiding  star;  esp.,  the  polestar;  the 
  cynosure.  --Chaucer.  ``  Your  eyes  are  lodestars.''  --Shak. 
 
  The  pilot  can  no  loadstar  see  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  loadstar 
  n  1:  guiding  star;  a  star  that  is  used  as  a  reference  point  in 
  navigation  of  astronomy  [syn:  {lodestar}] 
  2:  something  that  serves  as  a  model  or  guide  [syn:  {lodestar}] 




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