a star that shows the way.
something that serves as a guide or on which the attention is fixed.
a variant spelling of lodestar
a star, esp the North Star, used in navigation or astronomy as a point of reference
something that serves as a guide or model
late 14c. (late 13c. as a surname), an old name for the pole star (cf. Old Norse leiðarstjarna) as the star that “leads the way” in navigation; from lode (n.) + star (n.). Figurative use from late 14c.
lodestar also loadstar
A star, especially Polaris, that is used as a point of reference.
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