Clad
Clothe Clothe (kl[=o][th]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clothed} (kl[=o][th]d) or {Clad} (kl[a^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Clothing}.] [OE. clathen, clothen, clethen, AS. cl[=a][eth]ian, cl[=ae][eth]an. See {Cloth}.] 1. To put garments on; to cover with clothing; to dress. [1913 Webster]

Go with me, to clothe you as becomes you. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To provide with clothes; as, to feed and clothe a family; to clothe one's self extravagantly. [1913 Webster]

Drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags. --Prov. xxiii. 21. [1913 Webster]

The naked every day he clad, When he put on his clothes. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

3. Fig.: To cover or invest, as with a garment; as, to clothe one with authority or power. [1913 Webster]

Language in which they can clothe their thoughts. --Watts. [1913 Webster]

His sides are clothed with waving wood. --J. Dyer. [1913 Webster]

Thus Belial, with with words clothed in reason's garb. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • clad — [klæd] adj literary [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Old past participle of clothe] 1.) wearing a particular kind of clothing clad in ▪ She felt hot, despite being clad only in a thin cotton dress. warmly/suitably/scantily clad (=dressed warmly etc) 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Clad — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. CLAD est un sigle : CLAD signifie classe d adaptation. Clad est un nom propre : Clad Strife est le héros du jeu vidéo Final Fantasy VII et du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • clad — [ klæd ] adjective MAINLY LITERARY wearing a particular type of clothing: clad in: crowds of people clad in team jackets scantily/casually/warmly etc. clad (=dressed in a particular way): scantily clad dancers …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • clad — [klad] vt. clad, cladding 1. alt. pt. & pp. of CLOTHE 2. to face the surface of [to clad a tower in marble] 3. to bond a layer of another metal to adj. 1. clothed; dressed 2 …   English World dictionary

  • -clad — [ klæd ] suffix 1. ) used with some nouns to make adjectives describing the type of clothing that someone is wearing: pictures of a denim clad president relaxing on the ranch 2. ) used with some nouns to make adjectives describing what something… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Clad — (kl[a^]d), v. t. To clothe. [Obs.] Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clad — Clad, imp. & p. p. of {Clothe}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clad — archaic or poetic past participle of CLOTHE(Cf. ↑clothe). ► ADJECTIVE 1) clothed. 2) provided with cladding. ► VERB (cladding; past and past part. cladded or clad) ▪ cover with cladding …   English terms dictionary

  • CLAD — may refer to: * Centre de linguistique appliquée de Dakar, the language institute in Dakar, Senegal * Clear Language and Design, a public educational program of the Canadian non profit organization East End Literacy in Toronto * Crosscultural,… …   Wikipedia

  • CLAD — steht für: Centre de linguistique appliquée de Dakar, Sprachinstitut in Dakar (Senegal) Clear Language and Design, ein öffentliches Bildungsprogramm der kanadischen Nicht Profit Organisation East End Literacy in Toronto Canine Leukozyten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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