laden

[leyd-n]
verb (used with object)
  1. to lade.

Origin of laden

First recorded in 1585–95; lade + -en3, -en1
Related formsun·lad·en, adjective
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Examples from the Web for ladened

Historical Examples of ladened

  • The shrilling wind, ladened with snow, wrenched at the shutters.

    The Three Black Pennys

    Joseph Hergesheimer

  • Her return from Europe ladened with spoils will be looked forward to with interest by her constituency in Vancouver.

  • He heeded not the boisterous south wind that ladened the atmosphere with dust till there was darkness as of a city fog.

  • A child may be ladened with gifts which afford him little or no pleasure, simply because he has no desire for them.

    Gospel Doctrine

    Joseph F. Smith

  • A light wind, ladened with the scent of flowers, came to his nostrils, and he admired the scene for some time in utter silence.


British Dictionary definitions for ladened

laden

verb
  1. a past participle of lade 1
adjective
  1. weighed down with a load; loaded
  2. encumbered; burdened
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Word Origin and History for ladened

laden

adj.

"loaded, weighted down," 1590s, from the original past participle of lade.

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