• WordNet 3.6
    • v lade fill or place a load on "load a car","load the truck with hay"
    • v lade remove with or as if with a ladle "ladle the water out of the bowl"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Lade A passage for water; a ditch or drain.
    • Lade The mouth of a river.
    • Lade (Naut) To admit water by leakage, as a ship, etc.
    • Lade To draw water.
    • Lade To load; to put a burden or freight on or in; -- generally followed by that which receives the load, as the direct object. "And they laded their asses with the corn."
    • Lade 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."
    • Lade (Plate Glass Manuf) To transfer (the molten glass) from the pot to the forming table.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lade To put a burden, load, or cargo on or in; load; charge: as, to lade a ship with cotton; to lade a horse with corn.
    • lade Figuratively, to burden: oppress.
    • lade To lift or throw in or out, as a fluid, with a ladle or other utensil: as, to lade water out of a tub or into a cistern.
    • lade To admit (water).
    • lade To draw water.
    • n lade A load; specifically, a bag of meal.
    • n lade A way; course. See lode.
    • n lade A watercourse; a channel for water; a ditch or drain; in Scotland, specifically, a mill-race, especially a headrace.
    • n lade The mouth of a river.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Lade lād to burden: to throw in or out, as a fluid, with a ladle or dipper
    • n Lade (Scot.) a load: a water-course: the mouth of a river
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. hladan, to heap, load, draw (water); akin to D. & G. laden, to load, OHG. hladan, ladan, Icel. hlaða, Sw. ladda, Dan. lade, Goth. afhlaþan,. Cf. Load Ladle Lathe for turning, Last a load


In literature:

Also, for the burden or lading of a ship.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Cadgers hae aye mind of lade saddles.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
Will you let me join in lading your next vessel?
"The Windy Hill" by Cornelia Meigs
There was then in the river a good ship, come from Carthagena to lade with maize, and now almost ready to depart.
"The Pirates of Panama" by A. O. (Alexandre Olivier) Exquemelin
The wharf arrangements are the most convenient, for lading and unlading goods at all stages of the water, to be found on our western rivers.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
And they laded their asses with their corn, and departed thence.
"Select Masterpieces of Biblical Literature" by Various
They'll only lade to our detiction by the throops out there.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
Her deep lading was telling against her now.
"The Black Buccaneer" by Stephen W. Meader
When the curd is come, lade it with a saucer into an earthen shape perforated, of any form you please.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
They captured the plate galleon with lading from Porto Bello and Peru, and were wrecked on this coast to the westward of La Guayra.
"Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer" by Cyrus Townsend Brady

In poetry:

Then fifteen barks, all gaily good,
Met them upon a day,
Which they did lade with as much spoil
As they you'd bear away.
"Auld Maitland" by Andrew Lang
Aye, while they faltered, doubting
(Such flames of doom were spouting),
He caught them, thrilled them, shouting:
"The Layjun lades the way!"
"Kelly Of The Legion" by Robert W Service
And once you have walked the length of your mind, what
You command is clear as a lading-list.
Anything else must not, for you, be thought
To exist.
"Continuing To Live" by Philip Larkin
To fly abroad like active bees,
Among the hedges and the trees,
To cull the dew that lies
On ev'ry blade,
From ev'ry blossom; till we lade
Our minds, as they their thighs.
"Walking" by Thomas Traherne
I wander on the Lade Braes, where I used to walk with you,
And purple are the woods of Mount Melville, budding new,
But I cannot bear to look, for the tears keep coming so,
And the Spring has lost the freshness which it had a year ago.
"Come Back to St Andrews" by Robert Fuller Murray
When I cam hame wi the thrang o the years 'ahint me
There was naucht to see for the weeds an the lade in spate,
But the watter-hen by the dams she seemed aye to mind me,
Cryin "Hope-wait!"
"Aye, bird, but my een growe dim, an it's late-late!"
"The Watter-Hen" by Violet Jacob

In news:

A helpful (though guilt-laded innovation) for the callee, the invention is potentially devastating for the caller.
D-MFs Brandon Barklage and Connor Lade re-signed by the New York Red Bulls.
Red Bulls' Backe: rookie Lade absolutely phenomenal.
It's taken Connor Lade less than a single season to go from DNP to team MVP, according to no less an authority than Thierry Henry.
So when he uses words like "sensation" and hyperbolic comparisons like Bixente Lizarazu to describe Connor Lade , that's a pretty ringing endorsement for the inexperienced fullback.
A trucker is driving down the road and is stopped, the officer request or demands his license, log book registration, fuel permits, and bill of lading.
Unheralded players like Connor Lade have brought a gritty style, and three straight shutouts, to the Red Bulls.

In science:

I should like to express my gratitude to Professor Hans Kolbenstvedt and Professor Erlend (cid:216)stgaard for extending a cordial and helpful relation with the Department of Physics, NTNU(Lade).
Gamma-ray bursts, BL Lacs, Supernovae, and Interacting Galaxies