loods

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch loods.

Noun[edit]

loods (plural [please provide])

  1. navigator, pilot

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from loodsman, from Middle English lodesman (modern lodesman).

Noun[edit]

loods m (plural loodsen, diminutive loodsje n)

  1. (navigation) pilot, expert who helps navigate to the harbor or coast
  2. (zoology) pilot fish
  3. (by extension) guide
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(pilot):

(pilot fish):

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch loodse, loge, from Old French loge.

Noun[edit]

loods f (plural loodsen, diminutive loodsje n)

  1. shed, protective building
  2. warehouse
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Etymology 3[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

loods

  1. first-person singular present indicative of loodsen
  2. imperative of loodsen