an association of insurance underwriters in London formed in the early
. to subscribe marine insurance policies and to publish shipping news: it now handles
of insurance and publishes an annual descriptive
list (Lloyd's Register
) of the seagoing
vessels of all countries
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Word origin of 'Lloyd's'after Lloyd's coffeehouse, meeting place of the orig. assoc.