Definition of Lloyd's in English:

Lloyd's

proper noun

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

Lloyd's

/loidz/