Definition of Lloyd's in English:

Lloyd's

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Pronunciation: /lɔɪdz
 
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  • 1An incorporated society of insurance underwriters in London, made up of private syndicates. Founded in 1871, Lloyd’s originally dealt only in marine insurance.
  • 1.1 short for Lloyd's Register.

Origin

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

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