Lade v. t. [imp. Laded; p. p. Laded, Laden p. pr. & vb. n. Lading.]
1. 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. --Gen. xlii. 26.
2. 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. --Shak.
3. Plate Glass Manuf. To transfer (the molten glass) from the pot to the forming table.
Lade, v. i.
1. To draw water. [Obs.]
2. Naut. To admit water by leakage, as a ship, etc.
1. The mouth of a river. [Obs.]
2. A passage for water; a ditch or drain. [Prov. Eng.]
v 1: remove with or as if with a ladle; "ladle the water out of
the bowl" [syn: ladle, laden]
2: fill or place a load on; "load a car"; "load the truck with
hay" [syn: load, laden, load up]