Lade

Definition of Lade

Pronunciation: lād
v. t.1.To load; to put a burden or freight on or in; - generally followed by that which receives the load, as the direct object.
[imp. Laded; p. p. Laded, Laden (lād'n); p. pr. & vb. n. Lading.]
And they laded their asses with the corn.
- Gen. xlii. 26.
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.
And chides the sea that sunders him from thence,
Saying, he'll lade it dry to have his way.
- Shak.
3.(Plate Glass Manuf.) To transfer (the molten glass) from the pot to the forming table.
v. i.1.To draw water.
2.(Naut.) To admit water by leakage, as a ship, etc.
n.1.The mouth of a river.
2.A passage for water; a ditch or drain.

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