- loading coil,
- loading program,
- loaf bread,
- loaf pan
Origin of lodestar
Examples from the Web for loadstar
These are Kaunitz's ideas; and the young Kaiser has eagerly adopted them as the loadstar of his life.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XXI. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
He was firm in his conviction that she would make him happy, would be his loadstar through life.
She has led me to hope it may, and that hope is the loadstar of my existence; and one with which I will never part.The Ruined Cities of Zululand|Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
The feather in the hat of Lewis was the loadstar of victory.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
In the home, she is the "loadstone to all hearts, and loadstar to all eyes."The Little Gleaner, Vol. X.|Various
Word Origin for lodestar
late 14c. (late 13c. as a surname), an old name for the pole star (cf. Old Norse leiðarstjarna) as the star that "leads the way" in navigation; from lode (n.) + star (n.). Figurative use from late 14c.