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. <chemical>

A metallic vein; any regular vein or course, whether metallic or not.

Origin: AS. Lad way, journey, fr. Lioan to go. See Lead to guide, and cf. Load a burden.

(01 Mar 1998)

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