clad clad  /ˈklæd/


  1. (adj) wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination
  2. (adj) having an outer covering especially of thin metal
  3. (v) provide with clothes or put clothes on
  4. (v) furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
  5. (v) cover as if with clothing


  1. Can you hear me now?

    The back of my pajama-clad roommate greets me from the kitchen as I shuffle my feet on our hand-me-down doormat. It’s after 9 p.m. and the apartment is quiet for a Tuesday night. “Hey, Robbie,” I ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Argonaut

  2. Turkish police move past Istanbul protesters' barricades

    Clad in riot gear, briefly fire tear gas and rubber bullets, push many of the occupying demonstrators into nearby park
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CBS News

  3. SWAT-clad man uses assault rifle in chaotic Santa Monica shooting spree

    A semi-automatic assault rifle is again being tied to a US mass shooting, this one a chaotic series of events led by a body-armor-clad man who killed four and wounded five people before being shot and killed by police in a college library in the iconic beachside city of Santa Monica, Calif.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News


  1. "This is not just the end of a tired, directionless, scandal-clad government. It's the start of a bright new future for our country," said Conservative Party leader Stephen Harper.
    on Nov 28, 2005 By: Stephen Harper Source: Washington Post

  2. He might focus on the raw numbers of the Great Depression -- "I see one-third of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished," Franklin Roosevelt said -- but he would also have to know their social and cultural ramifications.
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Franklin D Roosevelt Source: RealClearPolitics (blog)

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