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loadstar (ˈləʊdˌstɑː)
 
n
a variant spelling of lodestar

lodestar or loadstar (ˈləʊdˌstɑː)
 
n
1.  a star, esp the North Star, used in navigation or astronomy as a point of reference
2.  something that serves as a guide or model
 
[C14: literally, guiding star. See lode]
 
loadstar or loadstar
 
n
 
[C14: literally, guiding star. See lode]

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lodestar also loadstar   (lōd'stär')  Pronunciation Key 
A star, especially Polaris, that is used as a point of reference.
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On remand to reconsider attorneys fees, district court increased attorney fee award but reduced the loadstar amount.
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