Associations to the word «Lade»


LADE, verb. To fill or load (related to cargo or a shipment).
LADE, verb. To weigh down, oppress, or burden.
LADE, verb. To use a ladle or dipper to remove something (generally water).
LADE, verb. To transfer (molten glass) from the pot to the forming table, in making plate glass.
LADE, verb. (nautical) To admit water by leakage.
LADE, noun. (UK) (dialect) (obsolete) The mouth of a river.
LADE, noun. (UK) (dialect) (obsolete) A passage for water; a ditch or drain.
LADE, noun. (Scottish) Water pumped into and out of mills, especially woolen mills.

Dictionary definition

LADE, verb. Remove with or as if with a ladle; "ladle the water out of the bowl".
LADE, verb. Fill or place a load on; "load a car"; "load the truck with hay".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.