Meaning of CLAD in English

CLAD

clad 1

/klad/ , v.

1. a pt. and pp. of clothe .

adj. (usually used in combination)

2. dressed: ill-clad vagrants.

3. covered: vine-clad cottages.

[ bef. 950; ME cladd ( e ), OE clathod ( e ) clothed. See CLOTHE, -ED 2 ]

clad 2

/klad/ , v.t., clad, cladding .

to bond a metal to (another metal), esp. to provide with a protective coat.

[ 1935-40; special use of CLAD 1 ]

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