What does clad mean?

Definitions for clad

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word clad.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clothed, clad(adj)

    wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination

    "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses"

  2. clad(adj)

    having an outer covering especially of thin metal

    "steel-clad"; "armor-clad"


  1. clad(Verb)

    To clothe.

    The horse was clad with its best blanket.

  2. clad(Verb)

    To cover with insulation.

  3. Origin: Alternative perfect and past participle of clothe: geclæþd, past participle of clæþan, from clað. Compare Icelandic klæða.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clad

    to clothe

  2. Clad

    imp. & p. p. of Clothe

  3. Clad

    of Clothe

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Clad

    klad, pa.t. and pa.p. of Clothe.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clad in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Franklin D. Roosevelt:

    I see one-third of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    I am reaffirming our iron-clad commitment to the security of our Gulf partners.

  3. Christopher Marlowe:

    O, thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.

  4. William Jennings Bryan:

    The humblest citizen of all the land when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of Error.

  5. Seami Motokiyo:

    To watch the sun sink behind a flower clad hill. To wander on in a huge forest without thought of return. To stand upon the shore and gaze after a boat that disappears behind distant islands. To contemplate the flight of wild geese seen and lost among the clouds. And, subtle shadows of bamboo on bamboo.

Images & Illustrations of clad

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