a simple past tense and past participle of clothe.
dressed: ill-clad vagrants.
covered: vine-clad cottages.
Other definitions for clad (2 of 3)
to bond a metal to (another metal), especially to provide with a protective coat.
Other definitions for clad- (3 of 3)
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How to use clad in a sentence
clad in a blue, striped button-down, a silver watch adorning his left wrist, Huckabee beams on the cover.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner! | Olivia Nuzzi | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
One is forced to ask, what on earth was Andrew doing hanging out with scantily clad teenagers?Buckingham Palace Disputes Sex Allegations Against Prince ‘Randy Andy’ | Tom Sykes | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Based on his sock puppet, I expected him to be a burly bearded giant clad in plaid—basically, a Canadian Paul Bunyan.Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything | Soraya Roberts | November 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They described him as clad in black, his face smeared with mud.
A photo of the most recent professional tournament showed a fully male, predominantly white, t-shirt and cargo-shorts-clad top 8.Is ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Immune to GamerGate Misogyny? | David Levesley | October 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When the short-skirted, gossamer clad nymphs made their appearance on the stage they became restless and fidgety.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
The governor made a strong thrust at him, which almost knocked him down; but showed that he was clad in armor.
The Southern sun shone from a cloudless sky; a light, keen wind blowing from the distant snow-clad Canigou set the blood tingling.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
A fellow rudely clad—a hybrid between man-at-arms and lackey—lounged on a musket to confront them in the gateway.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
Her face was mild and pale; but it was the transparent hue of the virgin flower of spring, clad in her veiling leaves.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for clad (1 of 2)
a past participle of clothe
British Dictionary definitions for clad (2 of 2)
(tr) to bond a metal to (another metal), esp to form a protective coating
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