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lode


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lode  \Lode\,  n.  [AS.  l[=a]d  way  journey,  fr  l[=i][eth]an  to 
  go  See  {Lead}  to  guide,  and  cf  {Load}  a  burden.] 
  1.  A  water  course  or  way  a  reach  of  water. 
 
  Down  that  long,  dark  lode  .  .  .  he  and  his  brother 
  skated  home  in  triumph.  --C.  Kingsley. 
 
  2.  (Mining)  A  metallic  vein;  any  regular  vein  or  course, 
  whether  metallic  or  not 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lode 
  n  :  a  deposit  of  valuable  ore  occurring  within  definite 
  boundaries  separating  it  from  surrounding  rocks  [syn:  {load}] 




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