Alternative perfect and past participle of clothe: Old English geclæþd, past participle of clæþan (“to clothe”), from clað (“cloth”). Compare Icelandic klæða (“to clothe”).
clad (third-person singular simple present clads, present participle cladding, simple past and past participle clad)
- To clothe.
- The horse was clad with its best blanket.
- 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter VIII
- But what interested me most was the slender figure of a dainty girl, clad only in a thin bit of muslin which scarce covered her knees--a bit of muslin torn and ragged about the lower hem.
- To cover with insulation.
- Simple past tense and past participle of clad.
- (archaic) Simple past tense and past participle of clothe.