American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To sheathe or cover (a metal) with a metal.
- v. To cover with a protective or insulating layer of other material.
- v. A past tense and a past participle of clothe.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit and past participle of clothe.
- To clothe.
- v. To clothe.
- v. To cover with insulation.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of clad.
- v. archaic Simple past tense and past participle of clothe.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete To clothe.
- imp. & p. p. of clothe.
- adj. having an outer covering especially of thin metal
- adj. wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination
- Alternative perfect and past participle of clothe: Old English geclæþd, past participle of clæþan ("to clothe"), from clað ("cloth"). Compare Icelandic klæða ("to clothe"). (Wiktionary)
- Back-formation from cladding. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“BTW are your (satin clad) thighs really hot enough to weld a MacBook to them?”
“The name of the Digamber or Meghdamber signifies sky-clad or cloud-clad, that is naked.”
“Even from the depths of death he must come to my call clad in a mockery of life, and comfort me.”
“He is described as clad in black velvet; his hair was powdered and gathered behind in a silk bag; he wore knee and shoe buckles and yellow gloves; he held a cocked hat with a cockade and a black feather edging; and he carried a long sword in a scabbard of white polished leather.”
“They're scantily clad, which is of course an issue - and most ads can be faulted with that, but then again, often men are as well these days in ads, and I don't see the point in splashing the milk on people instead of drinking it, seems terribly wasteful, but that's a bigger issue in my mind than anything else.”
“In the bank vault scene below, you'll be happy to note Dushku's return to her roots (aka clad in black leather pants):”
“Yes!' they cried in the monitoring bunker, punching the air with their fists as Kelly's gorgeous bottom, clad (if 'clad' could be considered the word) in a tiny G-string, was revealed.”
“The Lady Jane is described as clad in a black gown, with velvet cap and black hood, having a black velvet book hanging at her girdle, whilst she carried another in her hand. (”
“But there were also signs of things to come: recordings of scantily clad ladies, violence, spectacles such as parades, and “unseen” sights, like dancing American Indians, or everyday life captured in “exotic” locales of East Asia, or in Mexico.”
“The SWAT team, clad in helmets and black vests adorned with badges and the word police, entered her bedroom and placed her in handcuffs at gunpoint.”
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