Lloyd's Lloyd's, n. 1. An association of underwriters and others in London, for the collection and diffusion of marine intelligence, the insurance, classification, registration, and certifying of vessels, and the transaction of business of various kinds connected with shipping. [1913 Webster]

2. A part of the Royal Exchange, in London, appropriated to the use of underwriters and insurance brokers; -- called also {Lloyd's Rooms}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The name is derived from Lloyd's Coffee House, in Lombard Street, where there were formerly rooms for the same purpose. The name Lloyd or Lloyd's has been taken by several associations, in different parts of Europe, established for purposes similar to those of the original association. [1913 Webster]

{Lloyd's agents}, persons employed in various parts of the world, by the association called Lloyd's, to serve its interests.

{Lloyd's list}, a publication of the latest news respecting shipping matters, with lists of vessels, etc., made under the direction of Lloyd's. --Brande & C.

{Lloyd's register}, a register of vessels rated according to their quality, published yearly. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • LLOYD’S — Le Lloyd’s Pendant trois siècles, Lloyd’s of London a régné sur le monde de l’assurance. Consacrée, par définition, à la gestion du risque, cette institution a subi, à partir de 1987, le choc d’une série de catastrophes à l’ampleur desquelles ses …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lloyd's — of London Pour les articles homonymes, voir Lloyd. Le Lloyd’s Building avec la Swiss Re Tower en arrière plan …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lloyd's — Lloyd s,   Abkürzung für Corporation of Lloyd s [kɔːpə reɪʃn ɔf lɔɪdz], Vereinigung von privaten Einzelversicherern (Underwriter) in Großbritannien mit Sitz in London; benannt nach Edward Lloyd (* um 1688, ✝ 1713), dessen Londoner Kaffeehaus seit …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lloyd’s — (в переводе с англ.  «от Ллойда») присутствует в нескольких терминах Lloyd s of London  страховая организация, страховой рынок Lloyd s List  бюллетень английского Ллойда Lloyd’s Register  судовой регистр Ллойда Lloyd’s… …   Википедия

  • Lloyd's — [lɔɪdz] noun INSURANCE ORGANIZATIONS an insurance market based in London where member S (= specialized people and companies) insure the risks of financial, manufacturing, shipping, oil, and other organizations. Each group of members is… …   Financial and business terms

  • Lloyd's — also Lloyd s of London an organization based in London, which provides all types of insurance, including insurance for ships and aircraft. People with a lot of money can become members of Lloyd s (who are called names ), and can make more money… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lloyd's — Lloyd s, Lloyds The name of the London society of underwriters is spelt Lloyd s (also Lloyd s List, Lloyd s Register), whereas the name of the bank is Lloyds Bank (no apostrophe) …   Modern English usage

  • Lloyd’s — Lloyd s oder Lloyds steht für: Lloyd’s of London, internationaler Versicherungsmarkt Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, Schiffs Klassifikationsgesellschaft und Risikomanagement Organisation Lloyds Banking Group, britische Großbank Lloyds Pharmacy Ltd …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lloyd's — [ lɔıdz ] a British organization that sells insurance, especially for ships and aircraft. Lloyd s is sometimes called Lloyd s of London …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Lloyd's — [loidz] n. [after Lloyd s coffeehouse, meeting place of the orig. assoc.] an association of insurance underwriters in London formed in the early 18th cent. to subscribe marine insurance policies and to publish shipping news: it now handles many… …   English World dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”