from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Clothed in armor of steel.


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  • She minimized paint using plaster walls inside, stone outside and steel-clad windows so as to avoid retouching work.

    In Napa, Blending a House and Winery

  • When I got back the steel-clad exterior doors were in, very handsome and giving the house a feeling of solid strength that went well with its massive, sculptural personality.

    Bird Cloud

  • Later on Sunday Bin Hammam and Warner – at a press conference at Fifa's $100m headquarters, on a hill above Zurich, an echoing, steel-clad office block, set in rolling rose gardens, ringed by football pitches – were suspended by Fifa's ethics committee.

    Blind eyes and closed ranks at the crazy court of Fifa's Sepp Blatter | David Conn

  • Bead board clads the wall, with fir on the ceilings, lending warmth to the sitting area while contrasting with the steel-clad fireplace.

    The Nordquist Residence by John Lum Architecture

  • From The Slavers of Thok (our hero is on a steel-clad steamship in the middle of a sea battle):

    Juvenalia II: Action!

  • Of course the film also includes Moore's trademark attempts to bust through security at steel-clad corporations so he can have a productive tete a tete with the CEO.

    Erica Abeel: Michael Moore Takes on Goldman

  • The Grecian sailors, too, when they observed the vessels approach so near, filled with the steel-clad Latins, began to shrink from a contest to be maintained hand to hand with so terrible an enemy.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • “My guide and tutor respecting the manners of those steel-clad men,” said the Princess Anna Comnena, “of whom it is so necessary that I should form an accurate idea.”

    Count Robert of Paris

  • -- "Diagonally across the street, the core of the decayed downtown is wrapped around Frank Gehry's undulating, steel-clad concert hall, which looks like a giant steel-capped molar in a mouthful of rotting teeth."

    Chris Kelly: Missing Sex Money Mystery Blonde: Day 26

  • So why did BP build a steel-clad and LED-lit Beverly Hills-adjacent gas station, promote it as the nation's "greenest", then sell nothing but three grades of gasoline?

    Judy Dugan: Getting Biofuels to the Pump


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