Origin of lode
Examples from the Web for lode
Contemporary Examples of lode
O'Hara has faded fast, but some of his best short stories are lode stars to me of what good fiction can do.My Conversation with John Updike
Barbara Probst Solomon
January 29, 2009
Historical Examples of lode
A railroad four miles long, conveys the quartz from the lode to the mills.
The lode descends steeply, and the excavation must follow its course.
When he crosses a lode, its bending is supposed to indicate the presence thereof.Storyology
To strike a lode and win a braw lass a' in the day, ye may say.They of the High Trails
I give you my word, Slade, this is the only mine or lode of which I know.Bloom of Cactus
Robert Ames Bennet
Word Origin for lode
original Middle English spelling of load (n.), and custodian of most of the original meaning of "way, course, carrying." Differentiation in sense took place 16c. Mining sense of "vein of metal ore" is from c.1600, from notion of miners "following" it through the rock.