Definitions for "Lode"
Keywords:  placer, fissure, vein, mines, valuable
A metallic vein; any regular vein or course, whether metallic or not.
A rich accumulation of minerals in solid rock. Frequently in the form of a vein, layer or an area with a large concentration of disseminated particles. (See Placer for contrast.)
Vein of precious metal.
Keywords:  reach, course, way, water
A water course or way; a reach of water.