Lade Lade (l[=a]d), v. t. [imp. {Laded}; p. p. {Laded}, {Laden} (l[=a]d'n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lading}.] [AS. hladan to heap, load, draw (water); akin to D. & G. laden to load, OHG. hladan, ladan, Icel. hla[eth]a, Sw. ladda, Dan. lade, Goth. afhla[thorn]an. Cf. {Load}, {Ladle}, {Lathe} for turning, {Last} a load.] 1. To load; to put a burden or freight on or in; -- generally followed by that which receives the load, as the direct object. [1913 Webster]

And they laded their asses with the corn. --Gen. xlii. 26. [1913 Webster]

2. To throw in or out, with a ladle or dipper; to dip; as, to lade water out of a tub, or into a cistern. [1913 Webster]

And chides the sea that sunders him from thence, Saying, he'll lade it dry to have his way. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. (Plate Glass Manuf.) To transfer (the molten glass) from the pot to the forming table. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • lading — freight, cargo, *load, burden …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • lading — /ˈleɪdɪŋ / (say layding) noun 1. the act of lading. 2. load; freight; cargo: a bill of lading …   Australian English dictionary

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  • lading — lad|ing [ˈleıdıŋ] n [U] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: lade; LADEN] ↑bill of lading …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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