EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LODE
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.
I give you my word, Slade, this is the only mine or lode of which I know.
And tell them we've devised a way to mine the lode without them—got that?
Silver seldom is found in a lode extending with any great regularity.
No one ever saw the vein or lode in the process of formation.
If your father actually succeeded in locating the lode, it is a strike.