The lode descends steeply, and the excavation must follow its course.
A railroad four miles long, conveys the quartz from the lode to the mills.
When he crosses a lode, its bending is supposed to indicate the presence thereof.
To strike a lode and win a braw lass a' in the day, ye may say.
Mebbe he believes that bunk about the lode being copper, and mebbe he don't.