Lade meaning

lād
To burden or oppress; weigh down.
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To take up or remove (water) with a ladle or dipper.
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To take on cargo.
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To ladle a liquid.
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To load.
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To dip or draw out (water, etc.) with a ladle; bail; ladle.
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To fill or load (related to cargo or a shipment).
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To use a ladle or dipper to remove something (generally water).

To lade water out of a tub, or into a cistern.

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To transfer (molten glass) from the pot to the forming table, in making plate glass.
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(nautical) To admit water by leakage.
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(Scotland) Water pumped into and out of mills, especially woolen mills.
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Origin of lade

  • Middle English laden from Old English hladan

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English hladan, akin to Gothic (hlaþan), Old Norse hlaða (whence Danish lade, a barn).

    From Wiktionary

  • English dialect, a ditch or drain. Compare lode, lead to conduct.

    From Wiktionary