lading definition by Webster's New World
- the act of one that lades
- a load; cargo; freight
Origin: LME: see lade
lading definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act of loading.
- Cargo; freight.
lading - Business Definition
Variant of lade
- to load
- to dip or draw out (water, etc.) with a ladle; bail; ladle
Origin: Middle English laden ; from Old English hladan, akin to German laden ; from Indo-European base an unverified form klā-, to set down, lay, place from source ladle, Old Church Slavonic klasti, to load