Definition of Lloyd's in English:

Lloyd's

proper noun

  • 1An incorporated society of insurance underwriters in London, made up of private syndicates. Founded in 1871, Lloyd's originally dealt only in marine insurance.

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Origin

Named after the coffee house of Edward Lloyd ( fl. 1688–1726), in which underwriters and merchants congregated and where Lloyd's List was started in 1734.

Pronunciation:

Lloyd's

/lɔɪdz/