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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks.

Usage examples (35)
  • In this year a six to eighteen feet wide lode of high grade copper ore was discovered.
  • Under this theory, the lode was the property, and the surface became a mere easement.
  • For some reason, I thought "lode" would be "load", that it was one word rather than two, and that the meaning implied "huge".
  • If it raynes tihs afturnoon, ai nawt goin 2 tak a lode of stuff 2 parints’ howse. for more
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