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  • v. To clad again.
  • v. To replace cladding.


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  • The Angel building was stripped back to its concrete frame and reclad as a speculative office block, shaving almost 15% off the cost of a new building and reducing carbon dioxide emissions by about a third, the designer said.

    Stirling prize shortlist reflects new austerity in architecture

  • The marble started falling off, and it was reclad in granite in the 1990s at a cost of $80 million.


  • In 1953, after a passer-by was fatally injured by a piece of loose cast iron, Amalgamated had the structure stripped and reclad.

    Tiffany Shines in Union Square, Briefly

  • Do not, I pray you, admit those who have slaughtered half a million of our countrymen until their clothes are dried, and until they are reclad.

    History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States

  • Then when I had saved what was salvable from the wreckage and reclad in such wardrobe as had luckily remained at home, I strolled over toward the police station to put in a serene and quiet evening.

    Zone Policeman 88; a close range study of the Panama canal and its workers

  • At the end of an hour, reclad in their wet clothes, they huddled at the landing waiting for news from the hospital tent.

    Blacksheep! Blacksheep!

  • You can't suppose a naked soul moving about without a bodily garment -- no creed teaches that; and if its new clothing be of like substance to ours, only of ethereal fineness, -- a more delicate recrystallization about the eternal spiritual nucleus, -- must it not then possess powers as much more delicate and refined as is the new material in which it is reclad? ''

    The Autobiography of a Quack

  • He bathed with fresh water and reclad in fragrant linen the exquisite body, upon which faint discolouring patches already heralded the inevitable end.

    The Dop Doctor

  • The Holy Man, with an air of supreme exhaustion and supreme ecstasy, reclad himself in his white mantle, and the faithful ones wiped their brows, and re-squatting on the ground exultantly vociferated _Allah_ about a hundred times, nodding their heads, and finally changing their cry into _Bou!

    Without Prejudice

  • Caughnawaga paint, repainted and reclad him in Mohawk fashion, and treated him in all respects like a son of the tribe.

    At War with Pontiac The Totem of the Bear


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