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A star that is used to guide the course of a ship, especially Polaris.figurative ‘she was his intellectual lodestar’guide, guiding star, guiding light, role model, model, luminary, exemplar, ideal, inspirationcriterion, aim, guiding principle, standard, patternView synonyms
Middle English: from lode in the obsolete sense way, course + star.
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